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BDO appoints CEO Asia Pacific

BDO  has appointed Stephen Darley to the position of BDO CEO for the Asia Pacific region, effective 1 February 2013. This is a newly created position and is part of a significant drive by BDO to lead, support, implement and drive strategic initiatives in the Asia Pacific region at international level.

Stephen Darley is an Australian national who has resided and worked in 8 countries across the region and brings with him experience from both the mid-tier and our larger competitors, as well as a number of years at Standard Chartered Bank (HK). He acted until very recently as Asia Pacific Regional Director with PKF International Limited and has proven initiative and leadership in driving and aligning stakeholders to global and regional strategies.

As CEO Asia Pacific, he will be responsible for the operational oversight of the entire region, including market analysis, practice management and the development of our member firms, as well as business development initiatives.

Based in Hong Kong, he will also assume the role of chairman of BDO’s Asia Pacific Board.
 

Note to editors 

Service provision within the international BDO network of independent member firms (‘the BDO network’) is coordinated by Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA, a limited liability company incorporated in Belgium with its statutory seat in Brussels.
 
Each of BDO International Limited (the governing entity of the BDO network), Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA and the member firms is a separate legal entity and has no liability for another such entity’s acts or omissions. Nothing in the arrangements or rules of the BDO network shall constitute or imply an agency relationship or a partnership between BDO International Limited, Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA and/or the member firms of the BDO network. 
 
BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO member firms.
 
The combined fee income of all the BDO Member Firms, including the members of their exclusive alliances, was $6.02 billion in 2012. The global network provides advisory services in 138 countries, with almost 55,00 people working out of 1,204 offices worldwide.
 

Contacts 

Stephen Darley​ Tel: (+852) 2218 8288​
sdarley@bdointernational.com​
Julia Johnson​ Tel (+32 2) 778 0130​
Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA​ bws@bwsbrussels.com​