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Cynthia Keveney moves from Grant Thornton to KPMG

Thursday, April 05, 2012

By Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Cynthia Keveney recently accepted a position at KPMG as their Alternative Investment Marketing Leader in New York, and will market KPMG's Alternative Investment practice to hedge funds, private equity funds, fund of funds and key influencers. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services.

Keveney has been working for global auditing firms since 2000. According to her LinkedIn profile, she was National Marketing Director, Financial Services for six years at Grant Thornton, and Associate Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for a year. She already worked at KPMG between 2000 and 2004 as a Financial Services Marketing Strategist, so this recent move is come-back to known grounds. She started her career as Financial Services Marketing Analyst at Oracle in 1994.

KPMG also selected Tim Elliott as a partner in the debt advisory business, Reuters reported yesterday.

The firm was chosen as the special administrator to return funds to customers of MF Global’s failed U.K. brokerage unit last November. MF Global’s New York-based parent company filed bankruptcy on Oct. 31, 20......................

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