'Deloitte wants to be the absolute leader here'

Q&A: James H Quigley, CEO, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

A new pecking order in the world of professional services could emerge soon. Deloitte has come very close to the leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers. The difference between the two was just a hundred million dollars in 2009. In India, the turnover of the Big Four — PwC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG — is not known. The perception is that the fight for the top slot is between PwC and Ernst & Young. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Chief Executive Officer James H Quigley fields queries from Bhupesh Bhandari on the road ahead. If one looks at the latest numbers for 2009, one finds ...