Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) named Sean Denham OMP of its Philadelphia practice. Most recently, Denham served as the leader of the Northeast region audit practice and as assistant OMP of operations and quality for the New York practice. Denham succeeds Wayne Kaplan, who will continue to support the Philadelphia practice as PIC of markets and industries.
“Sean’s demonstrated leadership with keen focus on quality and client service will position our Philadelphia practice for continued growth,” says Rick Gebert, MP of Grant Thornton’s East region. “Wayne has led the office expansion of our audit, tax and advisory service lines to provide our dynamic clients with a broad complement of services, leading the office to be among our top five.”
Denham has also been a member of Grant Thornton’s national professional standards group, serving as the Northeast region national professional practice director. With more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, he specializes in SEC regulatory issues and PCAOB matters. He has extensive experience in IPOs, mergers and acquisitions and other complex accounting issues.