Deloitte Elects New Chairman of the Board, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, PRNE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 -

- Stephen Almond takes the helm as Chairman of the Board for Deloitte
Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) today announced that Stephen
is the new Chairman of the Board, DTTL. Effective immediately, Almond
will succeed John P. Connolly, who has served as Chairman of the Board, DTTL,
since June 2007 and whose term ended on May 31, 2011. As the new Chairman,
Almond oversees the highest governing body of DTTL.

DTTL Global Chief Executive Officer Barry Salzberg said of Almond's
appointment, "I am excited about Steve's election. His relentless focus on
quality and client service and extensive global client experience will be
significant assets in helping us advance the Deloitte organization's
leadership in the marketplace. Through a career spanning more than thirty
years with the Deloitte network, Steve has proven himself a world-class
leader in financial services, and particularly audit, the cornerstone of our
business. His business knowledge, combined with deep member firm and
practitioner perspectives, will provide him with a tremendous foundation for
future success as Chairman of the Board for DTTL."

Previously, Almond served as Deputy Global Chief Executive Officer,
Clients, DTTL, a role in which he championed a consistent, differentiated
approach to serving clients across borders and industry sectors. He also
spent four years as Global Managing Director, Audit, Deloitte Touche

"I am deeply honored by my appointment as Chairman of the Board for
DTTL," said Almond. "In my many years in the professional services industry,
I have learned firsthand the importance of effective governance and have
served under a board that truly represents the best in our business and the
industry. During the recent economic downturn, Deloitte member firms brought
the full breadth of the global network's resources to help clients adapt to
the new market realities, while maintaining an unyielding focus on quality.
It is a privilege to take on this leadership role at a time of growth and
opportunity for the global marketplace, as well as the Deloitte organization

Almond earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of London. He is
a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a
member of the Deloitte UK Executive, and also sat on the Deloitte UK Board
for nearly 15 years. He was also a member of the DTTL Executive Committee.
Almond is married with three children and will be based in London, United

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Jyoti Chopra, Global Communications, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, +1-212-492-4086, jychopra at, or Lauren Mistretta, Global Communications, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, +1-312-486-4259, lmistretta at

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