Deloitte has appointed Steve Almond as the global chairman of the network.
Almond will succeed John Connolly, who is retiring as global chairman and UK chief executive at beginning of May.
Almond has worked as deputy chief executive of Deloitte UK and is the global network’s managing director for audit.
Barry Salzberg has already been appointed as the global chief executive to succeed Jim Quigley in June.
Almond will be based in London as he takes on the global role.