Accounting firm KPMG named Mark Clemens managing partner for its Orange County office in Irvine.

Clemens will manage the strategy and growth of the OC office and the development of 460 partners and professionals.

He succeeds Dennis Parrott, who will take a lead partner role on major accounts.

“Mark Clemens brings more than 26 years of strong leadership and experience providing business audit services to clients across all industries in the public and private sectors,” said Mark Hutchins, KPMG regional managing partner.

KPMG is the second largest accounting firm in OC with 530 employees.