Andersen Announces Its People Leadership Team

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Andersen

    CHICAGO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Andersen, the leading integrated
 professional services firm, today announced leadership appointments within its
 people organization.  The people organization, an internal structure, has
 global responsibility for developing and implementing human resource
 strategies and policies for recruitment, professional education, global
 deployment, recognition and rewards aligned to the firm's client-centered
 commitment and values.
     Kay Priestly, managing partner -- people, announced the appointment of
 three partners to oversee continuous opportunities, learning and personal
 growth, and partner and employee matters for the 85,000-person strong
 worldwide organization.
     "Andersen is only successful because our people are talented, motivated
 and passionate about what they do," said Priestly. "Our goal is to attract a
 disproportionate share of the best and brightest in every discipline and every
 market in which we compete. Then, once they are with us, we are committed to
 developing and deploying their talents more efficiently and effectively than
 any other organization."
     The global team includes:
 
     -- Susanne Stenfors, managing partner -- continuous opportunity.  Stenfors
        will be responsible for recruiting and acculturation, advancement,
        mobility and deployment and succession planning.   She most recently
        led Andersen's Kazakhstan practice and was a member of the firm's
        Europe, Middle East, India and Africa advisory council.  Stenfors
        is based in London.
 
     -- Nick Prentice, managing partner -- partner matters.   Prentice will
        oversee all partner matters globally, including selection, development
        and performance.  Prior to this, he headed the firm's tax, legal and
        business advisory practice for Europe, the Middle East, India and
        Africa. Prentice has also held various management and operational roles
        within Andersen. He is based in London.
 
     -- Gary Beu, managing partner -- employee matters.  Beu's responsibilities
        include compensation and benefits, performance management,
        satisfaction, diversity and equal opportunity programs, relations, and
        human resources systems and information worldwide.  He was head of the
        risk consulting practice for the U.S. Heartlands region, having
        previously served as the partner in charge of human resources in
        Chicago and the U.S. Central region.  Beu is based in Chicago.
 
     Leading organizations continually recognize Andersen for its commitment to
 its people. Andersen's opportunities for personal growth, progressive
 world-class training, and global work recently were recognized when Andersen
 was ranked third on Training magazine's "Top 50 Training Organizations" list.
 The firm also occupies a place on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to
 Work For" list.
     Andersen is a global leader in professional services. It provides
 integrated solutions that draw on diverse and deep competencies in consulting,
 assurance, tax, corporate finance, and in some countries, legal services.
 Andersen employs 85,000 people in 84 countries. Andersen is frequently rated
 among the best places to work by leading publications around the world. It is
 also consistently ranked first in client satisfaction in independent surveys.
 Andersen has enjoyed uninterrupted growth since its founding in 1913. Its 2000
 revenues totaled US $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.andersen.com .
 
 

SOURCE Andersen
    CHICAGO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Andersen, the leading integrated
 professional services firm, today announced leadership appointments within its
 people organization.  The people organization, an internal structure, has
 global responsibility for developing and implementing human resource
 strategies and policies for recruitment, professional education, global
 deployment, recognition and rewards aligned to the firm's client-centered
 commitment and values.
     Kay Priestly, managing partner -- people, announced the appointment of
 three partners to oversee continuous opportunities, learning and personal
 growth, and partner and employee matters for the 85,000-person strong
 worldwide organization.
     "Andersen is only successful because our people are talented, motivated
 and passionate about what they do," said Priestly. "Our goal is to attract a
 disproportionate share of the best and brightest in every discipline and every
 market in which we compete. Then, once they are with us, we are committed to
 developing and deploying their talents more efficiently and effectively than
 any other organization."
     The global team includes:
 
     -- Susanne Stenfors, managing partner -- continuous opportunity.  Stenfors
        will be responsible for recruiting and acculturation, advancement,
        mobility and deployment and succession planning.   She most recently
        led Andersen's Kazakhstan practice and was a member of the firm's
        Europe, Middle East, India and Africa advisory council.  Stenfors
        is based in London.
 
     -- Nick Prentice, managing partner -- partner matters.   Prentice will
        oversee all partner matters globally, including selection, development
        and performance.  Prior to this, he headed the firm's tax, legal and
        business advisory practice for Europe, the Middle East, India and
        Africa. Prentice has also held various management and operational roles
        within Andersen. He is based in London.
 
     -- Gary Beu, managing partner -- employee matters.  Beu's responsibilities
        include compensation and benefits, performance management,
        satisfaction, diversity and equal opportunity programs, relations, and
        human resources systems and information worldwide.  He was head of the
        risk consulting practice for the U.S. Heartlands region, having
        previously served as the partner in charge of human resources in
        Chicago and the U.S. Central region.  Beu is based in Chicago.
 
     Leading organizations continually recognize Andersen for its commitment to
 its people. Andersen's opportunities for personal growth, progressive
 world-class training, and global work recently were recognized when Andersen
 was ranked third on Training magazine's "Top 50 Training Organizations" list.
 The firm also occupies a place on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to
 Work For" list.
     Andersen is a global leader in professional services. It provides
 integrated solutions that draw on diverse and deep competencies in consulting,
 assurance, tax, corporate finance, and in some countries, legal services.
 Andersen employs 85,000 people in 84 countries. Andersen is frequently rated
 among the best places to work by leading publications around the world. It is
 also consistently ranked first in client satisfaction in independent surveys.
 Andersen has enjoyed uninterrupted growth since its founding in 1913. Its 2000
 revenues totaled US $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.andersen.com .
 
 SOURCE  Andersen