CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2009--
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that Jeannot Blanchet has joined
the Company as a managing director in the Accounting & Financial
Consulting practice focused on the financial services industry as well
as international financial reporting standards (IFRS).
“International accounting standards continue to evolve and are likely to
change even more as the Financial Accounting Standards Board and
International Accounting Standards Board converge standards to provide
uniform financial reporting,” said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief
executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “Jeannot has significant
experience in the financial services sector and is an expert in
international accounting matters. He will be a tremendous resource for
our clients who are considering the transition to IFRS.”
Blanchet has more than 25 years of experience focused on complex
international accounting matters. Previously, Blanchet was a managing
director with Morgan Stanley in the Fixed Income and Global Capital
Markets division in Paris and London. Prior to that appointment, he was
a global managing partner at Arthur Andersen where he led both the U.S.
Professional Standards Group and the International Professional
Standards Group. Blanchet will support clients worldwide as they
consider transition to IFRS. In addition, he will help financial
institutions resolve their current reporting issues and assist with
regulatory and internal investigative work relating to the current
crisis in the financial markets.
Huron’s financial services professionals assist financial services
organizations in an era of unimaginable risks and unprecedented
opportunity. The scope of Huron’s services include due diligence,
restructuring advisory, valuation, accounting advisory, litigation
services, governance, and risk management. Huron serves the principal
financial services sectors including banks, insurance, capital markets,
asset management, and asset servicing.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve
performance, comply with complex regulations, resolve disputes, recover
from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company
teams with its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results.
Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and
distressed organizations, including leading academic institutions,
healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized
businesses, and the law firms that represent these various
organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
Source: Huron Consulting Group
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