Here’s a quick recap of where public accounting firm CEOs were ranked in Glassdoor’s 100 top CEOs in 2021, based on anonymous employee reviews and feedback:
47. Brad Preber, Grant Thornton, 94% approval rating
61. Ted Dickman, BKD, 93% approval rating
67. Tim Ryan, PwC, 93% approval rating
99. Paul Knopp, KPMG, 90% approval rating
This is the first time Ryan, Preber, Dickman, and Knopp have made the top CEO list from Glassdoor. There was no ranking last year, presumably due to the pandemic.
And this is the first time in a long time that a CEO from Deloitte and EY didn’t make Glassdoor’s ranking. Ex-Deloitte CEO and current WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert was the highest-ranked Big 4 CEO in 2019, and Mark Weinberger made the list several times during his tenure as EY CEO.