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  • 12/16/13 8:55 am CST

    New space designed for enhanced collaboration and innovation

    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has relocated its Philadelphia office within Two Commerce Square at 2001 Market St. to floors 7 and 8. The total space leased is 62,948 square feet. Today is the first day in the new office for Grant Thornton’s 385 employees. The firm relocated from floors 28, 30, 31 and 32. “This move reinforces our commitment to the continued growth of the firm’s Philadelphia office,” said Wayne Kaplan, office managingmore...
  • 12/10/13 1:06 pm CST

    Firm continues expansion of Forensic and Valuation Services practice 

    Skip Westfall, 42, has joined Grant Thornton LLP as leader of the firm’s Forensic Technology Services, within the Forensic and Valuation Services practice. He is a managing director based in the Houston office.Westfall focuses his practice on matters involving electronic discovery, legal hold development, data privacy and internal investigations. He also has experience in IT organization, infrastructure and audit, as well as information governance, information security, records management andmore...
  • 12/5/13 11:28 am CST
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP named Wally Gruenes, 55, office managing partner of its Dallas practice, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Most recently, Gruenes served multiple roles as the national managing partner for all industries, the national managing partner for the Consumer and Industrial Products practice, and the Manufacturing practice leader. Gruenes will succeed Ed O’Brien, who has served as the Dallas office managing partner since January 2009more...
  • 12/5/13 9:00 am CST

    Group serves U.S. and Irish-based companies 

    Grant Thornton LLP announced that it has launched an Irish Business Group based in the firm’s New York practice. The New York practice includes the firm’s offices in midtown and lower Manhattan, Long Island, Albany and Edison, N.J.The Irish Business Group is a collaborative initiative between the U.S. and Ireland member firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd, offering services to U.S.-based clients with, or planning, Irish or European activities and operations. The group also focuses onmore...
  • 12/3/13 9:15 am CST

    Grant Thornton 2013 Fall CFO Survey reveals 60 percent of CFOs expect a stagnant or worse economy during the next six months

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sixty percent of CFOs believe the state of the U.S. economy will remain the same or worsen during the next six months according to the Grant Thornton LLP 2013 Fall CFO Survey. The survey reflects the insights of more than 1,600 CFOs and other senior financial executives across the United States. The results come on the heels of what had been a slow increase in confidence in the U.S. economy during the past year, with 45 percent ofmore...
  • 11/20/13 8:40 am CST

    Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States 

    More than one-third of U.S. businesses will move goods and services work back to the United States in the next 12 months, according to the results of the Grant Thornton LLP Realities of Reshoring survey. The numbers imply that as much as 5 percent of overall U.S. procurement may come back to the United States.Executives indicated their companies are likely or very likely to bring back the following categories of work: IT services (42 percent); components/products (37 percent); services, e.g.,more...
  • 11/19/13 8:34 am CST

    Expands firm’s executive compensation consulting capabilities 

    Michael J. Monahan,46, is rejoining Grant Thornton LLP as assistant managing principal for people, culture and community of the Metro New York Cluster and principal-in-charge of the Northeast region Compensation and Benefits Consulting practice. Based in New York, he comes to the firm after serving 18 months as senior vice president, chief administrative officer for the New York Blood Center, the largest independent blood center in the United States.“Following his invaluable experience withmore...
  • 11/6/13 9:58 am CST
    Karin French, national managing partner of international standards for Grant Thornton LLP, has been appointed to the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1.“Karin’s deep experience and knowledge combined with her proven leadership skills and commitment to excellence strongly position her to represent Grant Thornton on this highly respected board,” said Trent Gazzaway, Grant Thornton’s national managing partner of Audit Services.Anmore...
  • 11/5/13 9:00 am CST

    Emerging markets business optimism falls to record lows

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global business optimism, particularly in mature economies, rose five percentage points in third quarter 2013 to a net balance of 32 percent according to the latest data from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR), a survey of 3,300 business leaders in 45 countries. In the United States, business leaders continue to show optimism about the performance of the nation’s economy. In third quarter 2013, optimism amongmore...
  • 11/1/13 10:13 am CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Grant Thornton LLP Partnership Board announced that it extended Stephen Chipman’s term as chief executive officer. This will result in Chipman serving a five-year tenure as chief executive. “Stephen’s leadership has successfully guided Grant Thornton through one of the most challenging times of our profession and our economy, and today we are the strongest of any time in our 89-year history,” said Dave Wedding, chairman of themore...
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