KPMG has appointed Zanie Theron as managing partner in PNG. KPMG has been operating in PNG for over 50 years and is one of the largest professional services firms in the country.

Ms Theron has been in PNG since January 2006 and joined KPMG in July 2016. She is a chartered accountant that specialises in external audit services although she has also been very active in the fields of advisory and internal audit services.

“I am extremely pleased to be part of such a dynamic firm with a clear strategy for the future that I am looking forward to driving to execution. Quality, superior service delivery and culture is at the foundation of what KPMG PNG offers and I am confident that with the excellent team we have in country, we will go from strength to strength,” Ms Theron said.

KPMG also thanked Peter Zabaks, who had taken on the lead role of operations during 2016 and extended his contract in order to support the local firm. He will continue with the PNG practice to support Zanie transition to the managing partner role.