PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has appointed Darren Homer as a partner in its retail and commercial banking team. He joins from Deloitte where he specialised in operational strategy for retail banks and insurers. In his new role, Homer will work with banks on strategic transformation programmes relating to growth, market entry, cost reduction, mergers and demergers.
Homer’s previous roles include working as an analyst in Citigroup’s custody business before joining Deloitte in 1996.
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