February 26, 2016

CAQ Congratulates Ken Bertsch on His Appointment as Executive Director of the Council of Institutional Investors

Washington, DC – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) issued the following statement by Executive Director Cindy Fornelli in reaction to the appointment of Ken Bertsch as Executive Director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII):

“The CAQ salutes Ken Bertsch and CII at the occasion of this appointment. Ken's leadership and extraordinary depth of experience in corporate governance will serve him well in his new role as Executive Director of CII, which has been capably led in the interim by Amy Borrus and the CII team. We congratulate Ken and look forward to continuing to work with him.”

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About the CAQ The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous, nonpartisan public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. The CAQ fosters high quality performance by public company auditors, convenes and collaborates with other stakeholders to advance the discussion of critical issues requiring action and intervention, and advocates policies and standards that promote public company auditors’ objectivity, effectiveness, and responsiveness to dynamic market conditions. Based in Washington, DC, the CAQ is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs. For more information, visit www.thecaq.org.