Nine senior executives from the auditing firm KPMG have been forced to resign in a fall-out over the company's involvement with the controversial Gupta family. The nine include the firm's chief executive officer‚ Trevor Hoole‚ and chief operating officer and country risk manager‚ Steven Louw. The others are: * KPMG SA board chairman - Ahmed Jaffer* Audit and board member - Mike Oddy* Head of tax and board member - Muhammad Saloojee * Former head of forensic and board member - Herman de Beer* Head of deal advisory - Johan Geel* Risk management partner for deal advisory - Mickey Bove KPMG South Africa is also pursing disciplinary action and seeking the dismissal of Jacques Wessels‚ the lead partner on the audits of the non-listed Gupta entities. But KPMG has insisted it was not involved in any criminal activities. “We were only the doers‚” KPMG SA interim chief operating officer Andrew Cranston told reporters in Johannesburg on Friday. The announcement was made as KPMG concluded its i...

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