has named Jay Hanson, national director of accounting
at McGladrey & Pullen LLP, chairman–elect of the
Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC). He
will succeed AcSEC Chairman Ben Neuhausen, of BDO
Seidman LLP, at the committee’s November meeting.
As chairman, Hanson will head one of the AICPA’s
most important volunteer bodies. AcSEC is the
institute’s official voice on financial reporting
matters and develops industry-specific accounting
guidance. The committee’s membership includes
representatives from business and industry, public
practice and the user community.
valuable expertise to AcSEC,” Neuhausen said in a
press release. “He oversees his firm’s accounting
guidance and its accounting training programs. His
experience includes reviewing and coordinating complex
international SEC filings. AcSEC will benefit from his
wealth of knowledge and leadership.” Hanson is also a
member of FASB’s Emerging Issues Task Force.
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