O’Rourke to lead PwC for four more years

Irish Independent - Business Week - - FRONT PAGE -

FEARGAL O’Rourke has been re-elected as PwC Ire­land man­ag­ing part­ner for an­other four-year term.

Mr O’Rourke has been a part­ner at the firm since 1996, and the com­pany’s man­ag­ing part­ner since July 2015.

He is a Fel­low of the In­sti­tute of Char­tered Ac­coun­tants in Ire­land, an as­so­ci­ate of the Ir­ish Tax In­sti­tute and a grad­u­ate of UCD.

Mr O’Rourke said he was “hon­oured and de­lighted”. He added that tech­nol­ogy was re­defin­ing the com­pany and re­shap­ing the world of busi­ness.

“With the po­ten­tial for more dis­rup­tion and un­cer­tainty, we will con­tinue to in­vest heav­ily in tech­nol­ogy to help our clients think be­yond the chal­lenges and build sus­tain­able so­lu­tions for a data-driven world,” Mr O’Rourke said.

PwC’s fee in­come, on an all-Ire­land ba­sis, for the year ended 31 De­cem­ber 2017 was €446m.

The group em­ploys over 2,800 in the Re­pub­lic of Ire­land.

PwC’s Feargal O’Rourke has high­lighted fu­ture chal­lenges

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