Steven Perkins to Lead Grant Thornton’s Global Technology Industry Group; Terry Back Comments

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Grant Thornton International Ltd. has formed a global technology industry group with the goal of helping technology customers grow their business. Steven Perkins, national managing director of the technology industry practice at Grant Thornton LLP, will lead the new group comprising of Grant Thornton’s technology professionals that will discuss opportunities and challenges with technology clients,...

Jack Reagan Joins Grant Thornton Public Sector Audit Team; Srikant Sastry Comments

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Jack Reagan, a two-decade KPMG LLP veteran, has joined Grant Thornton‘s global public sector practice to help carry out financial management and audit services. The Virginia-based certified public accountant and government financial manager previously served as a partner at KPMG and at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. Srikant Sastry, managing principal of Grant Thornton’s...

Grant Thornton Buys MarketSphere’s Oracle Unit; Stephen Chipman Comments

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Grant Thornton has acquired MarketSphere‘s Oracle solutions unit as part of plans to grow its consulting business. That 160-employee business unit will be absorbed by Grant Thornton’s technology solutions practice under the firm’s business advisory services, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. “This transaction positions Grant Thornton to continue its focused growth,” said Stephen Chipman,...

Denise Ho Lippuner Joins Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Facing Team as Financial Mgmt Advisory Head

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Denise Ho Lippuner Denise Ho Lippuner, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed partner for the global public sector business at Grant Thornton LLP. Lippuner will direct financial management advisory services and brings previous leadership experience as a managing associate and collaborator at several companies, Grant Thornton said Friday. “She co-authored the impactful ‘Managing...

Carlos Otal to Head Grant Thornton Public Sector Financial Mgmt Services

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Carlos Otal Carlos Otal, who joined Grant Thornton in 2005, has been appointed managing partner of financial management advisory and audit services for the firm’s global public sector practice. Otal will oversee the firm’s financial management services for federal, state, local and international government customers, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. He has led financial management and systems...

Pamela Harless Joins Grant Thornton as HR Lead; J. Michael McGuire Comments

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Pamela Harless Pamela Harless, a former vice president at Capgemini, has joined Grant Thornton LLP as chief human resources officer, effective immediately. Harless led her own human capital management consulting firm before joining the firm and worked with clients on aligning talent strategies and investments with business objectives, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. Before leading her firm, she served...

Grant Thornton Reports 9.3 Jump in Yearly Revenue for FY 2012

Grant Thornton‘s U.S. member firm announced financial results for its 2012 fiscal year, ended July 31. The firm reported a 9.3 percent increase in revenue year-over-year, generating $1.212 billion in fiscal 2012. Grant Thornton’s audit practice grew 5.4 percent over that period, with the firm crediting the practice with generating more than $500 billion in revenue for the first time in its...

Grant Thornton Names Julian Rosenberg a Contracts Advisory Practice Lead; Lou Crenshaw Comments

Lou Crenshaw Grant Thornton has appointed 30-year contracting veteran Julian Rosenberg a director for its government contracts advisory practice, the firm announced Thursday. Based out of the firm’s McLean, Va. office, he will advise clients and lead projects that help other government contractors work with federal and state governments. “Our government contractor practice continues to expand...

Hank Steininger To Retire; Srikant Sastry To Head Grant Thornton Global Public Sector Aug. 1

Hank Steininger Hank Steininger, managing principal for Grant Thornton‘s global public sector business, will retire from the company after an 18-year career, effective Aug. 1. The company said Monday that Srikant Sastry, current head of the global public sector advisory line, will succeed Steininger. Srikant Sastry Sastry was also recently appointed chairman of the public sector strategy group,...

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