David Hill confirmed as next CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific
University of Adelaide alumnus and Deputy Chancellor, David Hill, has been elected the next Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Asia Pacific. David will commence as CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific on June 1, 2022, when inaugural CEO Cindy Hook steps down.
David Hill joined Deloitte Australia in 1995 as a graduate after completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Adelaide. He has since gained extensive international experience across Australia, the UK, the US, Japan and Korea.
Currently Asia Pacific Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer, Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Deloitte Australia, where he has been a pPartner for nearly two decades, and has led Deloitte Private; Deloitte's national Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction Services business; and Deloitte's Corporate Finance business in South Australia.
“David Hill has been an outstanding member of Council over many years and the leadership he brings to the role of Deputy Chancellor is greatly valued.”University of Adelaide Chancellor Hon. Catherine Branson AC QC.
David also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Adelaide and other post-graduate leadership certifications through INSEAD and Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), and a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional, Finance & Treasury Association (FTA).
He has been a member of the University of Adelaide Council since 2014 and became Deputy Chancellor in 2020.
“David Hill has been an outstanding member of Council over many years and the leadership he brings to the role of Deputy Chancellor is greatly valued,” said the University’s Chancellor, the Hon. Catherine Branson AC QC.
“I congratulate him on this appointment on behalf of Council and wish him well in this new role.”
Deloitte Asia Pacific has over 60,000 employees across 26 territories in the region. It generates US$8.5 billion in revenue and grew by 14 percent in 2021.
“David’s excellent education, extensive experience and outstanding performance over many years have prepared him well to lead a business of the scale of Deloitte Asia Pacific,” said Professor Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide.
“As a South Australian, Council member, and graduate of this University we are immensely proud of his achievements.”
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