NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, announced today that Ron Insana, senior CNBC analyst and well known financial industry commentator, and Mark King, chief executive and president of TaylorMade-adidas Golf and speaker on motivating people to enhance their business performance, will address its 23rd Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium, to be held December 5-6 at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas.
"Although the U.S. economy appears to be finding its legs again after several years of uncertainty, many business leaders and financial executives are hungry for insight into what the road ahead may hold and for fresh ideas on how to lead their enterprises and their people to success," says Jim Liddy, head of the audit practice for KPMG LLP. "I know that these two outstanding business professionals, with their unique perspectives, will give attendees at our Symposium much to think about."
KPMG Learning | Executive Education's two-day Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium provides corporate executives with the latest insights, thought leadership, and up-to-date information on critical issues and developments affecting financial decision making, including year-end reporting. This year's CPE-eligible program has added new sessions on finance, accounting and risk in the cloud, cyber security and the COSO 2013 Framework, in addition to sessions on revenue recognition, leases, and accounting for financial instruments. To learn more about this year's KPMG symposium and to register, go to www.execed.kpmg.com.
These speakers at KPMG's Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium will be joined by other knowledgeable and experienced industry, accounting, and regulatory professionals who will discuss today's and tomorrow's most important issues for financial and business leaders, ranging from recent guidance from the FASB and SEC to global accounting issues.
About Ron Insana
Ron Insana is a contributor to CNBC and MSNBC, where he discusses the most pressing economic and market issues of the day. He has authored four books on Wall Street and is a highly regarded lecturer on domestic and global economics, financial markets and economic policy issues. In addition to his work as a business journalist, Insana was the CEO of Insana Capital Partners, from 2006-2008, which, at its peak, managed the $125 million Insana Capital Partners "Legends Fund." Insana is also well-known for his high-profile interviews, which included Presidents Clinton and Bush; billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros and Julian Robertson, among others: captains of industry from Bill Gates to Jack Welch and to the late Steve Jobs, top economists, analysts and global heads of state, from Former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, to Jordan's current Queen, Rania.
About Mark King
Mark King is the chief executive and president of TaylorMade-adidas Golf. He has spent the past 30 years passionately immersed in his industry, giving him vast understanding of his customers and his consumers. His most powerful contribution has been as CEO during the past decade, where he oversaw a steady surge in sales from $300 million to $1.5 billion despite a challenging economy and a slow-growing industry. Outside of TaylorMade, King has been honored as the golf industry's Executive of the Year; has been consistently named one of the ten most powerful people in golf; has served as chairman of the National Golf Foundation; and appeared on the television show The Apprentice as a business role model. King also serves on the Board of Directors of his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and on the board of the V Foundation and the board of Solutions for Change, a San Diego-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping solve family homelessness.
About KPMG's Executive Education
From basic and advanced technical accounting courses and seminars for CPE credit to in-depth conferences, KPMG's Executive Education provides a range of effective continuing education learning experiences for corporate executives and their staffs in the accounting, finance and business management professions. To learn more, and find registration information for the Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium, go to http://www.execed.kpmg.com.
About KPMG LLP
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 152,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 156 countries.
SOURCE KPMG LLP