Huron Consulting Group Adds Financial Reporting Expert to Tokyo Office
CHICAGO – July 30, 2008 – Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that Toraki Inoue has joined the Company’s Tokyo office as a managing director.
“Huron continues to expand its Tokyo office with experts who can address the needs of the Japanese marketplace,” said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “Toraki has an impressive background and can help Japanese and U.S. companies navigate the intricacies of U.S. GAAP, U.S. SEC Regulations, the emerging International Financial Reporting Standards and other complex accounting and reporting matters.”
With more than 25 years of consulting experience in both the U.S. and Japan, Inoue comes to Huron from KPMG AZSA & Co., where he was a senior partner specializing in Japanese GAAP and U.S. GAAP audit and business advisory services for public companies. He is considered an expert on complex accounting and international financial reporting matters. In addition, he has advised on cross-border investment projects and mergers and acquisitions.
During his career, Inoue has been involved with several Japanese companies’ initial public offerings in the U.S. and listings on the New York Stock Exchange. Inoue received his BA in Economics from Waseda University in Tokyo.
Huron’s Tokyo office opened in April 2007, and is led by Yuji (Kurt) Yamamoto.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients effectively address complex challenges that arise in litigation, disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, procurement, financial distress, and other sources of significant conflict or change. The Company also helps clients deliver superior customer and capital market performance through integrated strategic, operational, and organizational change. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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