PwC has announced that 61 new equity partners will be admitted to the firm this year: 39 will be admitted on 1 July 2012, joining the 22 partners recruited from outside PwC during the last 12 months. The partners are spread across all business areas of the firm and include 11 women.
Ian Powell, senior partner and chairman, said:
"I am very pleased to welcome our new partners. As the UK’s leading professional services firm, we continue to invest heavily in the future as we grow our business, and as part of this, we draw our partners from a wide base of skills to reflect the needs of our clients in all areas of their business.
“As well as the new partners, we are committed to high levels of recruitment to continue developing our business and to maintain strong client service. This year, we will bring on board around 2,200 people at student, intern, graduate and experienced levels. Earlier this month, we also announced that we will be the first firm to offer a Higher Apprenticeship in professional services, with 60 places available starting this summer and autumn.“
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