Crowe Horwath International Announces New Co-Chairmen

Charles Allen

Charles Allen

Crowe Horwath International announces that Charles Allen, CEO of Chicago-based Crowe Horwath LLP (FY14 net revenue of $670.2 million) and Yang Jiantao, principal partner of Beijing-based Ruihua Certified Public Accountants, will be co-chairmen of the network, effective Jan. 1. They will succeed Andrew Pianca of London-based Crowe Clark Whitehill, who is completing a two-year term.

Kevin McGrath, CEO of Crowe Horwath International, says, “Chuck and Jiantao have a close working relationship as business leaders in two of the world’s largest economies. Having these two individuals as co-chairmen will provide enhanced cultural diversity and perspective. The board of directors and network member firms look forward to the many contributions they will make to further the influence and impact of our network on the global stage.”