Kevin McGrath has been selected to succeed Frank Arford as CEO of global accounting network Crowe Horwath International. Arford will be retiring at the end of June, and McGrath is due to take up his new post on July 1.
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"Kevin's strong background, experience and leadership skills make him an excellent choice to assume the leadership role from Frank. We are delighted to have him lead the execution of our strategy going forward," said Mark Hildebrand, chairman of the board of directors of Crowe Horwath International, in a statement.
Said McGrath, "I am honored and excited to take this new position. Under Frank's leadership, Crowe Horwath International has achieved a single global brand with a defined strategy. I look forward to furthering his efforts to distinguish Crowe Horwath International among the global networks."
"Frank has done a wonderful job building Crowe Horwath International's brand and preparing our network to compete for upmarket international business," said Hildebrand.