HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has named Regina Mayor, a nine year veteran of the firm, as the national sector leader for the Energy and Natural Resources practice, effective September 14. Mayor succeeds John Kunasek, who has been named national managing partner, market development.
Mayor previously served as KPMG's Energy and Natural Resources Advisory industry leader and the Americas Oil & Gas leader. She has played an instrumental role in driving growth of the energy practice and has more than 20 years of experience delivering large-scale business and technology changes to major oil companies around the world.
"KPMG has a long history of serving energy and natural resources companies, and Regina's appointment demonstrates our continued commitment to this key industry sector, especially as companies seek help dealing with demand growth, regulation and non-traditional competitors," said Rob Arning, vice chair, Market Development at KPMG. "She is a recognized leader in serving energy businesses as they navigate this highly complex business environment, and we're confident that her vision, industry knowledge and leadership will help further strengthen and build this practice."
Mayor earned a bachelor's degree in Communications and Government from Cornell University and a master's degree in Public Policy from Harvard University. She has served as an adjunct professor at Rice University teaching a class on Energy Strategy for executive MBA students. She was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and co-leads the KPMG national Veterans Network.
"Significant changes, including breakthrough technologies, regulatory constraints and market volatility, have challenged the energy industry across all sectors, forcing companies to re-evaluate their business models," Mayor said. "I'm thrilled to lead KPMG's energy practice in helping clients navigate through market pressures, achieve growth and drive innovation during a time of industry transformation."
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