Deloitte SEA appoints new chief

Phillip Yuen (pictured left), current Deloitte Singapore chief executive officer is set to succeed Chaly Mah (pictured right), who is retiring from Deloitte Southeast Asia.

Yuen officially takes over on June 1. His leadership appointment is part of a rigorous and comprehensive succession and nomination process, which was recognized by the Board of Directors of Deloitte Southeast Asia.

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With more than 30 years of public accounting experience in the United Kingdom and Singapore, Yuen also has an extensive experience in the audits of multinational and local companies in a number of industries. Apart from advising companies on listing on the Singapore exchange, he led teams in special investigation and system audits, performed acquisition and due diligence reviews of companies in Asia Pacific.

Yuen said: “I am honored to have been selected by my partners as Deloitte Southeast Asia’s next CEO. It is a privilege to be part of an organisation that delivers high quality services and innovative solutions to our clients, develops the most talented professionals into leaders and does its part to make an impact in the communities in which we operate.”

Mah continues to serve on the boards of the Singapore Economic Development Board, Sentosa Development Corporation, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, Singapore Accountancy Commission and National University of Singapore Board of Trustee.