Darren H. Burton

by Edward Cates
Darren H. Burton
Vice Chair of Human Resources

Darren H. Burton is the Vice Chair of Human Resources at KPMG LLP and a member of its Management Committee. In this role, he is responsible for developing the firm’s people strategies and all human resources activities, including compensation, benefits, campus and experienced hire recruiting, training, talent management and diversity. He works closely with KPMG’s leadership teams to advance and build upon the firm’s already strong culture and employee morale.


Previously, Burton served as a senior HR executive at Raytheon Company, most recently serving as Vice President of Human Resources and Security for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services Company.


Burton has more than 20 years of experience leading HR programs and strategies for large, employee-focused organizations and has a proven track record of achievements, particularly in talent management, employee engagement and performance development.


Burton is a member of the Board of Directors of the KPMG U.S. Foundation Inc., a public charity committed to workforce development and community sustainability.


Burton holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the State University of New York and a Master’s in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

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