Bethesda, Md. -(May 30, 2002)- The board of lodging concern Host Marriott Corp. selected Big Five firm KPMG as the company's independent auditor for 2002. KPMG succeeds Andersen as the external auditor to the 122-property company headquartered here.
Host Marriott said the decision was not based on any disagreements over accounting principles with Andersen, who to date has lost more than 400 audit clients.Electronic Accountant Newswire staff

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