Punit became Deloitte Global CEO in June 2015. He was re-elected in 2019. He is also a member of the Deloitte Global Board of Directors. As CEO, Punit developed & executed a global strategy that resulted in Deloitte becoming the leading professional services organization in the world and recognized as the strongest and most valuable commercial services brand. Under Punit’s leadership Deloitte launched WorldClass—a global effort to prepare 100 million underprivileged people for a world of opportunity—based on the belief that when society thrives, business thrives. Recently Deloitte made a commitment to be net zero by 2030 under its WorldClimate initiative.
Prior to his current role, Punit served as the chairman of Deloitte LLP (Deloitte US) from 2011–2015. He also served as CEO of Deloitte Consulting from 2009 to 2011.In 2021, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum recognized Punit with the USISPF Global Achievement Award in honor of his corporate leadership in fighting Covid-19 during India’s second wave.
Punit was born and raised in India. He moved to the United States on a Rotary Foundation scholarship to attend Willamette University. He has previously served on the Willamette University board of trustees. Willamette University awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2019. He is married and has a son.