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Company Overview of Grant Thornton LLP

Company Overview

Grant Thornton LLP is an international accounting and management consulting firm. The firm manages 50 branches throughout the United States along with 80 centers worldwide. Grant Thornton provides advisory services for corporate divestitures, acquisitions, and financings. Grant also provides assurance, management consulting and tax advisory services. The company also offers auto-restructuring services. In addition it provides crisis management, due diligence and performance improvement services. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Miami, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; and Seattle, Wash...

175 West Jackson Boulevard

20th Floor

Chicago, IL 60604-2687

United States

Founded in 1924

Phone:

312-856-0200

Fax:

312-602-8099

Key Executives for Grant Thornton LLP

Chief Executive Officer and Director
President
Age: 64
Chairman and Managing Partner of Carolinas Practice
Age: 55
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Grant Thornton LLP Key Developments

ALCO Stores, Inc. Appoints Grant Thornton as Company's Independent Public Accounting Firm

ALCO Stores Inc. announced at the AGM held on August 29, 2014, the shareholders appointed Grant Thornton as the company's independent public accounting firm.

Grant Thornton LLP Names Doreen Griffith as Office Managing Partner of Greater Bay Area Practice

Grant Thornton LLP named Doreen Griffith office managing partner of its Greater Bay Area practice. She will oversee the growth and operations of the San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. offices. Most recently, Griffith served as national managing partner of Tax Services for Grant Thornton. She succeeds Jeff Pera, who will continue to support the Greater Bay Area practice. Since joining the company in 2003, Griffith has served in a number of roles with increasing responsibility, including Tax practice leader for the Greater Bay Area and regional Tax partner. She also served as the office managing partner of the firm's Honolulu practice.

SAExploration Holdings, Inc. Announces Auditor Changes

The audit committee of the board of directors of SAExploration Holdings, Inc. recently completed a competitive process to review the appointment of the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. The audit committee invited several firms to participate in this process. As a result of this process and following careful deliberation, on August 21, 2014, the audit committee dismissed Grant Thornton LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm. On August 21, 2014, the Company, with the approval and recommendation of its audit committee, engaged PKF Certified Public Accountants to serve as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the remainder of the year ending December 31, 2014.

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