NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP, one of the world's largest professional services firms, today announced that David L. Stulb has been selected to lead the firm's North American Global Investigative Services group. Stulb, who formerly headed Arthur Andersen LLP's Business Fraud and Investigation Service practice, will lead an elite team comprised of leading white-collar crime attorneys, former government agency officials, law enforcement agents, and forensic accountants. "David Stulb is among the most respected and sought after fraud investigators in business today and an excellent choice to lead Ernst & Young's North American Global Investigative Services group," said Mike Emmert, Managing Partner of Ernst & Young's Litigation Advisory Services/Global Investigative & Dispute Advisory Services practice. "His past coordination of investigative findings and interaction with the SEC, Justice Department, FBI, FDIC, and other international regulatory agencies is a major asset, " he added. According to Stulb, Ernst & Young's highly respected Global Investigative Services group will focus on helping global organizations navigate through the intricacies of corporate investigations and the complexities that may arise out of today's regulatory environment by relying on the skills of its more than 400 investigative professionals worldwide. Stulb's 17 years of experience in the private sector encompass extensive forensic work as an advisor to global corporations in various industries, principally financial services, technology and entertainment concerns, as well as several top law firms in major U.S. markets. Prior to Andersen, he served as Managing Director, Price Waterhouse LLP's Special Investigative Services Group, and as Assistant Vice President Risk Management for Cartier, Inc. Stulb is also a former Operations Officer with the C.I.A. and a Marine Corps officer. In addition, Stulb is a frequent speaker, and is considered a leading market advisor on corporate governance, money laundering, crisis management, securities fraud investigations, and political risk issues for corporate executives, attorneys, and other interested groups. Stulb is a member of several professional and community organizations including the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Board of Governors for the New York Athletic Club (emeritus), Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals, The Union League Club's Admissions Committee, The Catholic Near East Welfare Association, The Journal of Asset Protection and Financial Crime (emeritus) Editorial Board, and the Presidents Council - College of the Holy Cross. Stulb graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Thereafter, he completed work for a Business Executive Program at INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France. Reared in India, the Middle East, and Africa Stulb has extensive language training in French and Arabic. About Ernst & Young's Litigation Advisory Services Group Ernst &Young's Litigation Advisory Services (LAS) practice offers assistance in every phase of the dispute resolution process, including: Fact Finding & Discovery; Analysis & Quantification of Damages; Trial Preparation; Settlement Negotiation, and Expert Testimony. LAS also specializes in designing and implementing comprehensive and integrated conflict management programs for organizations and their legal departments. This elite team is comprised nationally of more than 350 professionals, consisting of former government agency officials, law enforcement agents, financial accountants, economists and MBAs, experienced in fraud investigations, forensic accounting, economic analysis, insurance claims, alternative dispute resolution, computer forensics, and intellectual property. Find more information about LAS by visiting http://litigation.ey.com. About Ernst & Young Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, is committed to restoring the public's trust in professional services firms and in the quality of financial reporting. Its 110,000 people in more than 135 countries around the globe operate with the highest levels of integrity, quality and professionalism to provide clients with solutions based on financial, transactional and risk-management knowledge in its core services of audit, tax and corporate finance. The firm also provides legal services in those parts of the world where permitted. A collection of Ernst & Young's views on a variety of business issues can be found at www.ey.com/perspectives. Ernst & Young refers to all the members of the global Ernst & Young organization, including the U.S. firm of Ernst & Young LLP. James S. Turley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young LLP, is also Chairman of Ernst & Young Global Limited.
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