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Wanda Mellaneo announced as Managing Partner at KPMG LLP

Business 03 Apr, 2024 Follow News

Wanda Mellaneo

KPMG LLP announces that effective October 1, 2024 Wanda Mellaneo will succeed Andrew Stepaniuk as Managing Partner at KPMG in the Cayman Islands. Starting April 1, Wanda and Andrew will work together as Co-Managing Partners through to Andrew’s retirement on September 30, 2024.

Wanda brings a wealth of experience to the role, working for KPMG for over 25 years, having joined the firm in 1998 as a staff accountant and promoted to the partnership in 2011. Wanda will be the sixth Managing Partner at KPMG LLP since the firm’s inception in the Cayman Islands in 1966, and the first female Managing Partner at the firm.

“I’m honoured to have been selected by my fellow Partners as the new Managing Partner of KPMG LLP. I am looking forward to leading our firm as we take the next step in our journey. I am excited to innovate and grow our firm to align with global trends, and to continue to deliver the world-class service our clients are accustomed to.” said Wanda.

“Under Andy’s tenure, there has been incredible growth - there are over 400 people now working for KPMG LLP. His excellent leadership and dedication to our firm have provided a solid foundation for us to continue to grow and deliver for our clients, our people and our community.” she said.

Andrew retires after 29 years at KPMG, of which the last 5 years, were in the role of Managing Partner. He describes Wanda as the clear choice to take over his position, indicating “Wanda’s proven leadership skills, strong focus on values and her deep knowledge of the business positions her as an excellent leader for our firm. She is an outstanding role model to young Caymanians in our industry and beyond. I am excited for what the future holds for our firm.”

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