YORK (Oct. 29, 2014)--Crowe Horwath International announces that Mr.
Charles Allen, chief executive officer of Crowe Horwath LLP, and Mr. Yang Jiantao,
principal partner of Ruihua Certified Public Accountants, will be co-chairmen
of the network, effective January 1, 2015. They will succeed Andrew Pianca of
Crowe Clark Whitehill, who is completing a two-year term. Crowe Horwath
International is ranked among the top 10 global accounting networks, with more
than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100
countries around the world.
Mr. Kevin McGrath, chief executive officer of Crowe Horwath International, said,
“Chuck and Jiantao have a close working relationship as business leaders in two
of the world’s largest economies. Having these two individuals as co-chairmen
will provide enhanced cultural diversity and perspective. The board of
directors and network member firms look forward to the many contributions they
will make to further the influence and impact of our network on the global
Allen has served as the CEO of Crowe Horwath LLP since 2007 and currently serves
on the Crowe Horwath International board of directors.
Yang is the principal partner of Ruihua Certified Public Accountants and is
also a current board member of Crowe Horwath International.
ENDSNote to Editors: For further information, please contact: Kevin McGrathCrowe Horwath InternationalEmail: [email protected]Phone: +1 212 808-2000
Crowe Horwath InternationalCrowe Horwath International is
ranked among the top 10 global accounting networks with more than 150
independent accounting and advisory services firms in over 100 countries around
the world. Crowe Horwath International's member firms are committed to
impeccable quality service, highly integrated service delivery processes and a
common set of core values that guide decisions daily. Each firm is
well-established as a leader in its national business community and is staffed
by nationals, thereby providing a knowledge of local laws and customs which is
important to clients undertaking new ventures or expanding into other
countries. Crowe Horwath International member firms are known for their
personal service to privately and publicly held businesses in all sectors and
have built an international reputation in the areas of audit, tax and advisory