Edward A. Davis Named Chairman for North American Board of Directors of IGAF

Jun 24, 2010, 15:35 ET from Petrinovich Pugh & Co. LLP

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrinovich Pugh & Co. LLP is pleased to announce that Edward A. Davis, CPA, has accepted the position of Chairman of the IGAF Worldwide North American Board of Directors.  In addition to his duties as a partner at PP&Co, Ed will be serving a two-year term effective June 1, 2010. Davis assumed his new role in the North American governance of one of the strongest and most well respected associations of independent public accounting firms in the world.  IGAF is comprised of over 140 highly successful firms in 60 countries.

"We are pleased and proud to have Ed Davis as the head of the leadership group for our North American Region," said IGAF Worldwide Executive Director Kevin Mead. "Many of our member firms have relied on Ed's expertise and management insight over the years on a peer-to-peer basis, and his leadership as a member of the Board has been critical to our success during the past few years. We look forward to having his dynamic presence as the Chairman of our Board, and we eagerly anticipate the contributions he will make on a governance level to the strategic direction and future of our organization."

Founded in 1977, IGAF Worldwide provides its independent member firms with tools and resources to help them furnish superior accounting, auditing, and management services to clients around the globe. Through IGAF Worldwide, member firms offer the strength and capabilities of a large, worldwide organization with technical depth and geographic reach impossible for a local firm alone.

Marc Parkinson, managing partner at PP&Co also adds, "It is gratifying to see that our member firms recognize what we have always known, that Ed is a terrific individual and leader.  We are all very proud of Ed and know that he will do a great job as the Chair."

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