Benson said: “Being part of HLB, one of the leading global accountancy networks, is an ideal fit and I couldn’t be happier. As a leader in the accounting profession I have focused on creating measurable value for the firms I have served. I understand the power of collaboration and have spent my career building relationships and connecting people with the resources they need.”

HLB International CEO Marco Donzelli commented: “We are excited to work with Lisa on developing western markets. Her presence will be of great benefit to our member firms and to our cross border business development plans.”