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Deloitte Names Anthony Waelter as the US Consumer Industry Leader

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NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte has appointed Anthony Waelter to lead its U.S. consumer industry practice, succeeding Seema Pajula, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, who continues to serve as U.S. industries and insights leader. Waelter is a partner in the advisory practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP.

"COVID-19 has left an indelible impact on the consumer industry as health and economic challenges have profoundly impacted the way that our clients conduct business," said Waelter. "As businesses adapt their models to keep employees, communities and customers safe, I look forward to leading our teams of professionals as they help clients navigate the road to a prosperous consumer recovery."

In his new role, Waelter will lead the go-to-market strategy for the consumer industry group which consists of the transportation, hospitality and services sector; retail and distribution sector; consumer products sector; and automotive sector. This industry group has more than 23,000 professionals who serve a large portion of the Fortune 500®'s consumer companies.

"Anthony is a phenomenal leader with a passion for the consumer industry, making him a natural fit for this role," said Pajula. "Not only does Anthony have extensive experience spanning the entire consumer industry, he is committed to developing leaders and fostering an inclusive and collaborative working environment where our professionals are empowered to find innovative solutions to our client's most complex challenges."

In his more than 22 years at Deloitte, Waelter has served in several leadership roles and has provided finance transformation services to multinational clients across the consumer industry. He focuses on assisting clients with transformational projects involving the development and evaluation of finance strategy, operations and programs designed to improve financial integrity, compliance and operational effectiveness and efficiency. He is a Certified Public Accountant and graduate of the University of South Florida, where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance. Waelter is based in Chicago.

To learn more about Anthony Waelter connect with him on LinkedIn @AnthonyWaelter or follow the Consumer Industry on Twitter, @DeloitteCB.

About Deloitte
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including nearly 90% of the Fortune 500® and more than 7,000 private companies. Our people work across the industry sectors that drive and shape today's marketplace — delivering measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to see challenges as opportunities to transform and thrive, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society. Deloitte is proud to be part of the largest global professional services network serving our clients in the markets that are most important to them. Now celebrating 175 years of service, our network of member firms spans more than 150 countries and territories. Learn how Deloitte's more than 312,000 people worldwide make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.

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