The Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Board has approved the nomination of James H. Quigley -- currently the head of Deloitte’s U.S. arm -- as the next global chief executive officer of the Big Four firm, though worldwide member firm partners must still vote on the appointment.Quigley, who has served as Deloitte's U.S. chief for the past four years, will succeed William G. Parrett, another former U.S. chief whose eight-year term ends on May 31.

According to published reports, the board of Deloitte & Touche LLP has nominated Barry Salzberg as the next chief executive of the U.S. unit, which must be approved by the firm’s 2,600 partners. Salzberg, 53, is currently managing partner and chairman of Deloitte's executive committee, the No. 2 position in the firm.

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