Charles Elliott Andrews is to take over as
president of RSM McGladrey from 29 June, having most recently
served as president of US student loan funder SLM Corporation
following a 29-year career with Arthur Andersen.

Andrews replaces Steve Tait, who resigned on
30 April having served as president since 2003. Andrews began his
career with Arthur Andersen in 1974 becoming a partner in 1984 and
held key leadership roles at the US national practice and Arthur
Andersen Global until 2002. After Andersen stopped performing
professional services in 2002, he remained with the firm to assist
with its break up.

RSM McGladrey & McGladrey and Pullen was
the fifth-highest fee earning firm in the US in 2008 with combined
fee income just short of $1.5 billion, according to
International Accounting Bulletin data.