Colin Farmer, partner at Alliotts, was appointed chairman of the worldwide board of international association Alliott Group, London. Alliotts is one of Alliott Group’s co-founding firms. With Farmer’s promotion, current Asia Pacific chairman Jamie Towers, partner at Hanrick Curran, will be promoted to deputy worldwide chairman.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced six new and eight reappointed members to its Standing Advisory Group, bringing total SAG membership to 34. The new appointments are: John Bendl, chief accounting officer, treasurer and controller, The Vanguard Group, Inc.; Rudolf Bless, chief accounting officer, Bank of America; Mary Hoeltzel, vice president and global chief accounting officer, Cigna; Guy Jubb, honorary professor, University of Edinburgh Business School; Philip Lochner, board member of public companies; and Christopher Tower, national managing partner, audit quality and professional practice, BDO USA, LLP. The reappointments are: Joan Amble, president, JCA Consulting, LLC; Robert Herz, CEO, Robert H. Herz LLC and executive-in-residence, Columbia Business School, Columbia University; Dave Kane, Americas vice chair, assurance professional practice, Ernst & Young LLP; Jon Lukomnik, executive director, Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute and managing partner, Sinclair Capital LLC; Liz Murrall, director, stewardship and reporting, The Investment Association; Jeremy Perler, partner and director of research, Schilit Forensics; Sandra Peters, head of financial reporting policy, CFA Institute; and John White, partner, corporate department, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
Daniel Young has been named president at Schenck, Green Bay, succeeding Greg Barber, who he will work with to transition in the coming months. Young had been the managing shareholder at Schenck’s Green Bay office since 2008. He served four three-year terms on the firm’s board of directors and in 2015 was named board vice chair.
Jim Rosing was hired as a tax manager in the Milwaukee office of Cohen & Co.