Hong Kong – Global consultancy firm Deloitte has named David Hill as the new chief executive officers for Asia-Pacific. He succeeds previous CEO Cindy Hook, and will be leading 4,000 partners and 68,000 professionals across 19 geographies in the region.

Hill will continue to drive the firm’s growth by concentrating Deloitte‘s collective efforts across Asia on shared strategic priorities, prioritising mutual clients and aligning investments to magnify their impact. By optimising demand in each market and meeting that demand from across the region, Deloitte aims to bring the best of the regional firm to their clients.

“Our goal is to grow revenue and earnings at unparalleled rates, to transform in meeting the current and future expectations of our people and clients, to protect and enhance the iconic brand we all share through an unwavering focus on quality and to be the most aligned professional services firm in Asia,” he said.

He will also elevate Deloitte’s service offering, which strives to provide a seamless experience for clients and unrivalled opportunities for its people across Asia-Pacific. People will continue to be at the forefront of this agenda with an increasing focus on accessibility, social mobility, and mental health. David will also continue to drive Deloitte’s endeavour to combine the provision of advice with implementing solutions and operating them for clients.

Prior to his current role, Hill served as the firm’s Asia-Pacific deputy CEO and chief operating officer, where his focus was on delivering a world-class operating model for Deloitte’s operations in Asia. He was also previously the chief operating officer of Deloitte Australia.

Meanwhile, Punit Renjen, global CEO at Deloitte, commented, “Asia-Pacific is a critical growth market for Deloitte and I have every confidence that with his extensive global and regional experience, David will continue to build on the great momentum generated by Cindy. I am very much looking forward to working with David as AP CEO to continue our journey to make an impact that matters for our clients, people and society.”