INTERVIEW | KPMG boss on bruised, 'humbled' firm's mission to rebuild trust after Gupta fallout

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KPMG SA CEO, Ignatius Sehoole says the firm will take every opportunity to regain public trust because it wants to become "the most trusted and trustworthy" among its peers. Photo: Getty Images
KPMG SA CEO, Ignatius Sehoole says the firm will take every opportunity to regain public trust because it wants to become "the most trusted and trustworthy" among its peers. Photo: Getty Images

It has won back a handful of clients that left after some of its auditors were found complicit in facilitating state capture and the looting of VBS - but for KPMG SA CEO, Ignatius Sehoole this wasn't enough.

The firm had to look continuously for ways not only to regain clients and public trust, but to try to outdo everyone else in the industry as "the most trusted and trustworthy" auditing firm, said Sehoole.

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