KPMG CEO to visit Penn State on Feb. 1

January 22, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- John B. Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of KPMG in the U.S. and chairman of KPMG across the Americas, will share his perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business community from 11:15 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. Feb. 1 as part of the college’s Executive Insights series in 110 Business Building.

As part of his visit, Veihmeyer will take part in a moderated discussion with Charles H. Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean of Smeal, in front of an audience of Penn State students, faculty and staff. Veihmeyer will also meet with several student groups on campus and visit various accounting classes.

Veihmeyer has held a series of key leadership positions over his 35-year career at KPMG and has been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today magazine. He is also active in philanthropy and speaks often on the importance of diversity as well as ethics and integrity in business leadership.

Executive Insights is designed to complement the Smeal educational experience by bringing high-profile business leaders to the college to connect with students, faculty, staff and administrators. Past guests include more than 25 leaders from organizations such as Boeing, Dell, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson, Kohl’s, Procter & Gamble, Verizon and Tumi Holdings Inc.

For more information on the Executive Insights series, visit

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