retirements

Exclusive: We Know What Mark Weinberger Will Be Doing That He’s Officially Out at EY

No one was as surprised as we were when the news broke late last year that Mark Weinberger was stepping down as global chairman and CEO of EY. Adding to the mystique of his unexpected departure, our source — who helped us break the story — hinted that Weinberger’s exit was prompted in part by […]

Stephen Chipman Calling it a Career at Grant Thornton

Stephen Chipman, erstwhile CEO of Grant Thornton, blogger, romantic, inexperienced Chicagoan, incredibly unprepared Chicagoan, note writer, dynamic perpetual optimist etc. etc. is hanging it up after 34 years at the Purple Rose of Chicago:   Grant Thornton LLP announced that Stephen Chipman, senior vice chairman of Grant Thornton LLP, has elected to retire early from […]

Unfounded Crackpot Theory of the Day: Did Joe Echevarria Want to Stick It To Deloitte?

We've clearly got an Above Top Secret member hanging around the tip box this afternoon: The real unanswered question regarding Echevarria at Deloitte – I can understand that he wanted to announce that he did not want to stand for re-election (possibly he heard from insiders that he wouldn't get re-elected) the real question that […]

Retire From EY, Receive a Free Scrapbook of Career Highlights

EY sent out a lovely note regarding some retiring PPEDDs today, although they were so excited to say goodbye they sort of screwed up the first email: In our enthusiasm to congratulate our retiring PPEDDs, we realized that several of the titles listed in the original communication were incorrect. Please disregard and refer to the […]

Let’s Look Back on Doug Shulman’s Career As IRS Commissioner

Yesterday, the IRS announced that commissioner Doug Shulman's last day at work would be November 9th. For the American people, Shulman's mug served as the face of most beloved government agency that has ever existed in the history of governments. For tax professionals, DS was more like Moses – someone who ventured to dark and […]