Source: 2014 Board Nomination Memo
John Kiely is Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Audit and Business Advisory Services. He joined PwC in 1980 and became partner in 1991. John has extensive experience serving publicly owned, multinational manufacturing clients. He is currently the audit partner serving E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and West Pharmaceutical. His previous audit partner assignments included Nalco, Rohm and Haas, HIMONT, Bristol Myers, Merck, Cephalon, Teleflex, and AstraMerck.
Until this past year, John led PwC's Private Equity Assurance Sector. In this role, he oversaw all services PwC provided to private equity firms and their portfolio companies, and worked directly with The Carlyle Group and Bain Capital. His other PwC Leadership roles included: U.S. Assurance Chief Quality Officer, Leader Philadelphia Consumer and Industrial Products Group, and Leader U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry Sector.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and served as Former Executive Committee Member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a former Board and Executive Committee Member of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and a former United Way Allocations Committee Member.
He has a B.S. degree in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude from St. Francis College of Pennsylvania.