Punit is in his 32nd year with Deloitte and became CEO of Deloitte Global in June 2015. Deloitte operates in more than 150 countries, with approximately 312,000 professionals. Punit is also a member of the Deloitte Global Board of Directors.
As Deloitte Global CEO, Punit set in motion a global strategy to achieve undisputed leadership in professional services. In his first term, he led efforts that resulted in more consistent experiences for Deloitte clients, people, and communities resulting in Deloitte experiencing double-digit aggregate revenue growth globally, climbing to become the largest of the Big Four professional services organizations. Currently, Deloitte is recognized as the strongest and most valuable commercial services brand, according to Brand Finance. Also during his tenure, Deloitte advanced audit quality through significant investments and focus.
As a tangible expression of Deloitte’s commitment to its purpose of making an impact that matters, Punit led Deloitte to launch its signature corporate responsibility program, WorldClass, to empower 50 million people to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy. Punit is also committed to advancing diversity and inclusion at Deloitte, including through measurable actions toward gender balance across Deloitte and within its leadership ranks.
In June 2019, he started serving his second elected term.
Punit has held several leadership roles within Deloitte, including serving as the chairman of Deloitte LLP (US) from 2011-2015 and before that, as CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP (US). During his tenure as CEO of Deloitte Consulting, the US practice experienced tremendous growth despite an ongoing recession, helping it become one of the largest consulting organizations in the US according to leading analysts’ rankings.
Outside of Deloitte, he is a member of several not-for-profit boards including at the United Way Worldwide (chairman) and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (vice chairman).
Punit was born and raised in India. He moved to the United States after receiving a Rotary Foundation Scholarship to Willamette University. He has served on the board of trustees of Willamette University and was named among the 100 most influential business leaders who have graduated from schools accredited b the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. In the spring of 2019, Willamette University conferred upon Punit an honorary doctorate. He is married and has a son.