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James Quigley


James Quigley, IFRS Foundation TrusteeJames H. Quigley, CEO Emeritus, retired as Senior Partner from Deloitte U.S. in June 2012. From 2007 until 2011 he was CEO of Deloitte Touche & Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) (the global network), and from 2003 until 2007 he was CEO, Deloitte U.S. Throughout his 38 years with the organisation, he held numerous key leadership roles and built a distinguished track record of service to many multinational clients.

Mr Quigley was recently elected as Chairman of the Board for HESS Corporation, and continues to serve as a member of its Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee, as well as a member of the Compensation & Management Development Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo & Company and serves as Chairman of their Audit and Examination Committee, as well as a member of their Risk, Credit and Regulatory Compliance Oversight Committees.

Mr Quigley also serves on the board of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and chairs their Audit Committee, and is on the board of The German Marshall Fund of the United States. In addition, he is a member of the National Advisory Committee–Brigham Young University and the Advisory Board of the Center for Leadership and Ethics–Duke Fuqua Business School.

Mr Quigley has a history of involvement in various business and community groups in the United States. These include The Economic Club of New York, The Council on Competitiveness, The Japan Society, Catalyst, the Center for Audit Quality, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Financial Accounting Foundation, the U.S. Council for International Business, the Business Roundtable, the Shanghai International Financial Advisory Council, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting, and numerous committees of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Junior Achievement of New York City, including serving as the U.S. co-Chairman of the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue (TABD).

Mr Quigley is the co-author of As One: Individual Action, Collective Power (2011), a book that addresses the leadership challenge of creating environments that inspire large groups to work together toward a common goal.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree and an honorary Doctorate of Business from Utah State University. He was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Commercial Science from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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