BDO appoints Global Head of Transformation
BDO has appointed Markus Kammüller as a member of the Global Leadership Team in the newly-created position of Global Head of Transformation. Based at the BDO Global Office (GO) in Brussels, Kammüller took up the role on 1 November 2016 and reports directly to Martin van Roekel, Global CEO of BDO.
Martin van Roekel is delighted to welcome Kammüller to BDO’s Global Leadership Team: “His ability to lead large change programmes in an international and multicultural environment ideally positions Markus to lead BDO’s journey towards becoming the best digitally-enabled professional services firm in the mid-tier of our profession”.
Kammüller joined BDO from another global accounting network, where he held various roles including Global change management leader for a network-wide transformation programme, and COO and Transformation Leader of the EMEA region. Previously, he held positions in IBM as Insurance industry leader for Switzerland and Senior client service partner. From 1996 until 2002, he led the Treasury & Risk unit of PwC Consulting in Switzerland, prior to the acquisition of the latter by IBM.
Before his career in the professional services industry, Kammüller spent 11 years with the Dow Chemical Company in their Treasury department. Kammüller started his career in Swiss Volksbank in 1975 where he held various positions in the retail credit sector before he started his studies in economy in 1982.
Commenting on his appointment, Kammüller said: “I am thrilled to be joining BDO at such an exciting time. We live in a dynamic, connected age where digital technologies have created incredible opportunities to redefine business models, growth avenues and client experiences. I am really looking forward to joining BDO in its journey to deliver leading edge, digitally-focused services to clients in almost 160 countries and territories around the world.”