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Baker Tilly International chairman joins CPA.com board

Baker Tilly International chairman Tim Christen has joined the board of directors of CPA.com, a business advisor to practitioners in the USA, effective on 1 February 2018.

CPA.com is a company established as a thought leader on emerging technologies and aims to drive transformation of accounting practices with research and innovation.

Christen is a former chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and had a key role in the formation of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants between the AICPA and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Christen is also the former CEO of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause.

AICPA president and CEO Barry Melancon said: "We're entering a critical time regarding the evolution of the audit and how that impacts the profession. [Christen’s] large firm and auditing background on the CPA.com board will help us greatly in setting our strategic roadmap."

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