NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte Consulting LLP, one of the largest consulting services providers in the United States, has elected Jim Moffatt as its new chairman and chief executive officer. Moffatt succeeds Punit Renjen, chairman-elect of the board, Deloitte LLP.
Moffatt is currently national managing director for the Deloitte Consulting clients and industries group as well as a member of the Deloitte Consulting Executive Committee; Deloitte Consulting Board of Directors; and Deloitte LLP Board of Directors.
"Jim is an excellent choice to build Deloitte Consulting's market leadership," said Joseph Echevarria, chief executive officer-elect, Deloitte LLP. "During his 23 years with Deloitte, Jim has served clients with distinction, and demonstrated his ability to drive the Deloitte Consulting strategy and seize market advantage."
Echevarria continued, "We are committed to setting the highest standards of professionalism and quality in audited financial statements; and we are committed to leading in the advisory services marketplace, working closely with clients to help them stay out ahead of change and seize new business opportunities. Jim is the right person to move that commitment forward for Deloitte Consulting."
Deeply engaged in the marketplace, Moffatt serves as the advisory partner at two leading health care organizations and is regularly involved with numerous high-profile and highly complex engagements. He has direct experience with the broad range of Deloitte Consulting's projects, including large IT transformations, small advisory projects, and global engagements.
"Our talent and our culture lie at the very core of who we are. I am honored and privileged to serve such a remarkable practice of dedicated professionals, who in turn serve clients with distinction every day," said Moffatt.
"I am very excited about our opportunity to set new standards in Deloitte Consulting. We will continue investing in our people as current and future leaders in the marketplace. And, we will continue finding break-through ways to create tangible and measurable impact for our clients," Moffatt added.
Forging the link between serving clients and attaining market leadership, Moffatt established the "Client Excellence" program, a community for the leaders of Deloitte Consulting's 100-plus largest accounts, while also strengthening collaboration among Deloitte's industry, function and geographic practices.
As Echevarria notes, "Jim is committed to developing our people and delivering value to our communities." Moffatt is an active mentor and coach, and was also instrumental in transforming Deloitte's pro bono community involvement program from supporting ad-hoc projects to creating a strategic program that has received national acclaim -- including White House recognition for making a significant difference in our communities through skills-based volunteering.
Moffatt www.deloitte.com/us/jimmoffatt earned a bachelor's degree from the University of California at San Diego and a master's degree in business administration from UCLA. He was recently recognized by UCLA Anderson School of Management as one of its "100 Inspirational Alumni."
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