PwC Names Tim Ryan as US Chairman

Tim Ryan was named U.S. Chairman of PwC on April 12th. Pricewaterhouse has appointed Tim as its new U.S. chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016. Tim takes over for Bob Moritz, who is becoming global chairman.

Bob Moritz had the following to say about Tim:

I have had the pleasure of knowing, and working closely with, Tim for many years. His tremendous passion for the firm, for serving our stakeholders, for making this a place where talented people want to be, for our responsibility to society, and for our shared future is evident. I know under his leadership—and with the support of his team—the firm will continue to prosper.

Tim Ryan PwC Wiki

Mr. Ryan is a CPA in Massachusetts and New York and a member of the American Institute of CPAs. He graduated from Babson College. A Boston native, he joined the firm after graduation. He is a father of six.

Tim has been with Pricewaterhousecoopers for over 25 years. Before being appointed US chairman, Tim was Vice chairman and US Markets leader where he was responsible for essentially managing PwC US’ brand in the marketplace.

Tim has also been in charge of leading Pricewaterhousecooper LLP’s U.S. Assurance practice, where he oversaw all strategy and implementation of PwC U.S. Assurance practice in the marketplace.

Tim Ryan’s roles outside of PwC

Tim serves on the Board of Trustees for the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society and the Children’s Aid Society.

Other Support for Tim

Brian Cullinan, chairman of the PwC U.S. Board also had great things to say about Tim:

Tim brings a strong sense of business strategy and client relationship management to his new role. During his tenure at PwC and as the Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader, Tim has instilled a unique approach to business growth within our culture and for our clients. With purpose always at the forefront, Tim has played a significant role in growing client trust and implementing new strategies that enable PwC to deliver outstanding client service.

Additionally, Tim Ryan will take over for Bob Moritz in PwC’s Chairmanship of the governing board of the Center for Audit Quality. The CAQ issued the following statement

Tim is a proven leader who has played a critical role in driving PwC’s strategy and the firm’s outreach to key stakeholders including investors and regulators. Tim will bring an unwavering commitment to audit quality and a wealth of diverse experiences to the chairman role. The CAQ congratulates Tim on his election and we look forward to working with him as a member of the CAQ Governing Board.