New leader at PwC

PwC is delighted to announce that Feargal O'Rourke has been elected as the Irish Firm's new Senior Partner succeeding Rónán Murphy for a four year term from 1 July 2015.

Feargal has served on the PwC Leadership Team and has been Head of the Firm's Tax practice for the last four years. Feargal has worked extensively with technology and multinational companies, mostly concentrated on the US West coast, where the Firm has developed a successful practice. He also advises some of Ireland's leading public companies.

Feargal has been a Partner since 1996. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, an Associate of the Irish Tax Institute and a graduate of University College Dublin.

Speaking on his election, Feargal O'Rourke, said: "I am honoured and delighted to have been elected by my fellow Partners to lead the Firm for the next four years. I look forward to supporting our clients and ensuring we continue to be the Firm of choice for the best people and the best organisations."

Commenting on Feargal's election, outgoing Senior Partner, Rónán Murphy, said: "I congratulate Feargal on his election as Senior Partner and I wish him every success. This is an exciting time and the improving economy provides a strong base for the Firm to continue to grow and prosper. I look forward to supporting Feargal and the Firm through the transition and in the future.”

PwC is Ireland's largest professional services Firm with total revenues of over €300 million on an all-Ireland basis and employing over 2,800 people.

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