Washington, DC – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) issued the following statement by Executive Director Cindy Fornelli in reaction to the announcement that Susan Keating will succeed Susan Stautberg as CEO of WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD):
“The CAQ congratulates Susan Keating and WCD at the occasion of this appointment. Susan is a proven leader whose experience will serve her well in her new role as CEO of WCD.
At this juncture, the CAQ also commends Susan Stautberg, whose vision and leadership helped build WCD into a forceful advocate for effective corporate governance and an extraordinary community for women directors.
We congratulate both these women and look forward to continuing to work with them.”
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.