Professional services firm PwC has appointed Thomas Codd as the new Human Capital Leader for its US practice. Codd, who has been working at PwC for the past 32 years, has fulfilled several leading roles in the past, and will be responsible for PwC’s talent strategy.
Thomas Codd joined PwC 32 years ago straight out of Purdue University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Management and Accounting, and has since climbed through the ranks. In 1994, Codd was appointed Partner, in 1998 he took on the role of South-West Region Middle Market Services Leader, in 2003 he was promoted to Dallas Private Company Services Leader, and just four years later he took on the role of North Texas Assurance Leader. Subsequently, he was appointed to North Texas Managing Partner in 2009. In addition to these functions, Codd also was a member of the US Board of Partners and Principals of PwC from 2005 until 2011.
During his career at PwC, Codd has specialised in auditing, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, IPO and secondary offering processes, and has served serving public and private equity owned companies.
In his new role as US Human Capital Leader and a Vice Chairman, Codd will be responsible for driving the firm’s talent strategy. This includes the programs and policies around flexibility, engagement, career progression and leadership development. Codd succeeds Terri McClements who has been named PwC’s Washington Metro Market Managing Partner. “Tom has the passion, skills and experience to lead our Human Capital team and shape the future of our talent strategy. Under Tom’s leadership, we will continue to evolve the ways in which we create a more flexible and diverse culture so we attract the top talent with the most relevant skills to serve our purpose and our stakeholders,” comments Bob Moritz, PwC’s US chairman and Senior Partner, on Codd’s appointment.