December 11, 2013

CAQ Congratulates Leslie F. Seidman on Her Appointment as Executive Director of Pace University’s Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Washington, D.C. – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) issued the following statement by Executive Director Cindy Fornelli in reaction to the appointment of Leslie F. Seidman as Executive Director of the new Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business:

“It is a pleasure to congratulate Leslie Seidman on her appointment to serve as Executive Director of the new Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. Former Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, Leslie brings to the Center proven leadership and vast knowledge of financial reporting. At the CAQ, we look forward to working with Leslie and the Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting as we pursue our shared mission of enhancing financial reporting practices and investor confidence in the global capital markets.”

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