Search Results for: "Grant Thornton"

Grant Thornton’s Philip Higginbotham: Businesses Need ‘Forward-Thinking’ Analytics Approach

Philip Higginbotham, Grant Thornton’s national director of analytic services, has called on business leaders to “understand and implement a more sophisticated, forward-thinking form of analytics to get ahead.” Grant Thornton and the Financial Executives Research Foundation released on Tuesday a new report, which says organizations that adopt prescriptive data analytics improve their business performance. FERF and Grant Thornton …

Read More »

Grant Thornton Hires Jose Molina for Financial Services Expansion Push; Warren Stippich Comments

Jose Molina, former managing director of Accenture‘s financial services industry practice, has been named a principal at Grant Thornton and head of the firm’s financial services advisory enterprise risk management practice. Molina’s appointment is part of Grant Thornton’s push to expand its financial services advisory practice, which also added former Bank of America executive Ilieva Ageenko as model risk …

Read More »

Grant Thornton CEO Ed Nusbaum Elected for 2nd Term

The board of governors Grant Thornton has unanimously approved a second term for CEO Ed Nusbaum to serve through December 2017. Nusbaum first became the firm’s CEO in 2010 and previously led U.S. operations as chief executive between 2001 and 2010, the Grant Thornton announced Monday. “I am honoured and look …

Read More »

Grant Thornton Names Skip Westfall Forensic Technology Services Leader

Skip Westfall has joined Grant Thornton LLP‘s Forensic Valuation Services practice as Forensic Technology Services managing director. Westfall’s experience includes electronic discovery, legal hold development, data privacy and internal investigations, the company announced Tuesday. Brad Preber, national managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Forensic and Valuation Services practice, said Westfall has almost …

Read More »

Grant Thornton Managing Partner Karin French Named to Auditing Standards Board; Trent Gazzaway Comments

Karin French, Grant Thornton LLP‘s national managing partner of international standards, will begin serving on the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board starting next year. French has been elected to a three-year term at IAASB, which establishes global standards for auditing quality control, assurance, review and associated services, Grant Thornton …

Read More »

Michael Capone to Lead Grant Thornton Distribution Practice

Michael Capone, former head of the consumer and industrial products practice at Grant Thornton, has been appointed to lead the company’s distribution group based in Chicago starting Aug. 1. The executive worked with several distribution, retail and manufacturing customers throughout his eight-year career at the firm, Grant Thornton said Thursday. …

Read More »

Grant Thornton Adds Six Firms for Intl Expansion Aims

Grant Thornton has expanded in five international markets after adding six professional services firms in those regions to its worldwide network. This round of expansion covers Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Eastern Caribbean, Canada and the U.K., Grant Thornton said Tuesday. Luxembourg’s PKF, Netherlands’ ConQuaestor, two firms from PwC‘s Eastern Caribbean …

Read More »

Nigel Smith Named Grant Thornton Financial Advisory Head; Steve Lukens Comments

Nigel Smith, a 25-year financial services industry veteran, has joined Grant Thornton LLP as leader of the firm’s financial advisory services business lines. Smith previously led Accenture‘s North American financial services management consulting practice and oversaw its North America-based financial services innovation center, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. He will be …

Read More »