INDIANAPOLIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that Greg A. Chester has been named managing partner of the firm's Indianapolis office, effective July 1, 2011. He will direct the strategy and operations of PwC in the Indiana market. Mr. Chester succeeds Jeff Fusile, who is joining WellPoint this month as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company's operating unit.
In a related development, Muhammad Hassan will assume the new role of PwC's Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana Market Advisory leader. In this position, Mr. Hassan will continue to provide consulting services to clients in the Indianapolis market and lead the Advisory practice in Kentucky and Ohio, as well.
Mr. Chester is an assurance partner who has served as global engagement partner for a number of PwC's private and public company clients. He began his career in 1990 with Arthur Andersen in Indianapolis and was admitted to the PwC partnership in 2002. Mr. Chester has extensive client service experience having worked on numerous equity and debt offerings, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and other types of transactions. Mr. Chester is also PwC's firm-wide relationship partner for Indiana University, his alma mater.
Commenting on his strategic vision for the practice, Mr. Chester said "We thank Jeff for his service and hope to build on his legacy of success and growth in the market. We will continue to seek opportunities to grow the careers of our talented people, maintain a strong presence in the local community and provide distinctive service to companies in the region. The Indiana business community is vibrant and we look forward to helping our clients compete better in the dynamic global economy."
Mr. Chester is a member of the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University. Mr. Chester is a Certified Public Accountant in Indiana and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Indiana CPA Society. He resides with his wife, Tiffany, and children in the Fortville, Indiana area.
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