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KPMG splits chief executive and chairman roles after Bill Michael furore

KPMG has overhauled its governance structure after losing its chairman and senior partner in the wake of controversial comments on a staff video conference. The accounting firm announced it will split the roles of UK chairman and chief executive that were both previously held by Bill Michael during his spell as senior partner.
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KPMG's Bill Michael resigns after telling staff to 'stop moaning'

KPMG’s UK chair, Bill Michael, has resigned after telling staff to “stop moaning” during a virtual meeting about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, where he also called unconscious bias “crap”. Michael, who has headed the company since 2017, was speaking at a virtual town hall meeting on Monday with...
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KPMG boss Bill Michael quits after 'stop moaning' row

The UK chairman of KPMG has resigned following a row over comments he made at a meeting on Monday. Bill Michael had told consultants to "stop moaning" about the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on people's lives, and to stop "playing the victim card". Announcing his resignation, Mr Michael...
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The Guardian

KPMG's Bill Michael: from hosting the Queen to abrupt resignation

Less than two months ago, Bill Michael welcomed the Queen on a virtual visit to KPMG’s new innovation hub during the accounting firm’s 150th anniversary celebrations. One imagines his comments during the video call with the monarch were less blunt than those he made to staff during Monday’s virtual town hall meeting, which have now prompted his resignation.
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KPMG boss Bill Michael resigns after uproar makes his position 'untenable'

The boss of KPMG has resigned after a furore over comments he made at an online staff meeting on Monday when he told employees to stop “moaning” about working conditions and said he had been meeting clients during lockdown. The firm confirmed his departure in a statement on Friday and...
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