Grant Thornton Names Loretto International Business Center Director

Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) named Joseph Loretto, audit partner, international business center (IBC) director for the Americas and Central region, based in the firm’s Houston office.

Grant Thornton’s IBC directors are a point of connection for professionals throughout the firm, handling international-related inquiries and opportunities and serving as a liaison for Grant Thornton International Ltd., (GTIL) member firms. The firm has four IBCs in the United States, each strategically aligned with a national and international region. Lou Centanni leads the Europe, India, Middle East and Africa IBC and the firm’s East region, based in New York; Scott Farber leads the Asia Pacific IBC and the West region, based in Los Angeles; and Jason Ramey serves as the head of U.S. IBCs as national MP of international client services, based in Chicago.

“Joseph brings to this role proven leadership experience as well as a deep familiarity with many of the complex challenges facing our clients doing business in North and South America,” says Ramey. “He will be integral in continuing to strengthen our Americas IBC and GTIL member firm relationships.”