Wes Bricker has returned to PwC with effect from 1 July 2019, having served as chief accountant to the Securities & Exchange Commission since November 2016. He succeeds Maria Moats at PwC as assurance leader for the US and Mexico and vice chair.

PwC US chair and senior partner Tim Ryan commented: “Wes Bricker has a track record in the global markets for thinking ahead on the future of financial reporting, the role of auditors and future of the audit, the role of audit committees, the implications of technology, changes in the capital markets and changing stakeholder expectations. Wes will help us build on all that has been done to continue to enhance audit quality, advance innovation and run our business well. We are thrilled to welcome Wes back to the firm.”