With businesses across sectors facing new challenges moving through the pandemic, the need to shore up operations has taken center stage. This takes many forms, from modernizing their front, middle, and back-office, seeking out new cost optimization opportunities, and adjusting their overall strategies to better weather the pandemic and the resulting financial crisis. To help clients navigate these and other challenges, KPMG has named Carl Carande as the firm’s new Global Head of Advisory. We caught up with Carande to talk about his new role, how clients are coping with the sudden influx of change, and his plans for KPMG’s Advisory practice.
Consulting: What will be your primary areas of focus in your new role?