PwC appoints new Chief Digital Officer

14 February

PwC today announced that Mr Vishy Narayanan has been appointed Chief Digital Officer. This is a new role focused on driving PwC’s digital strategy and maximising the value of the technology investments PwC has made for our people and our clients.

Chief Operating Officer Sean Gregory said Vishy will lead the internal technology team to drive change across PwC to ensure all our technology works seamlessly and adds value right across the business and that PwC continues to make the right investments into the future.

“We have around 7500 people working for us across a diverse number of locations and service areas. It is critical that each and every one on of our people are able to maximise the full value of the technology investments we make across the whole of our firm.

“Structuring and driving this agenda is an important responsibility and Vishy is a highly accomplished digital transformation executive with significant experience across business, technology, strategy and implementation.

“He understands professional services, has worked for both high profile listed companies and start-up innovative businesses, and is well placed to guide our people through change to ensure we’re leveraging the significant opportunities we now have,” Mr Gregory said.

Vishy joins PwC from Cochlear Limited where he was the Global Head of Digital Technology.

“PwC has recently launched its new firm wide strategy and this is the perfect time to join the team. I’ll be focused on helping our people build confidence in our digital capabilities and ensuring they continue to be authentic advocates for a digital future,” Mr Narayanan said.

“I want to help strengthen PwC’s innovative culture and the digital mindset across the whole of the business. I’m determined that we fully embrace the benefits of our technology as this will not only upskill our people, it will ultimately deliver even better value for our clients.”

 

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