GTIL CEO Ed Nusbaum visits China

Ed’s picked Chengdu as his first stop, and this was his first time visiting Grant Thornton Chengdu office. Ed was deeply impressed with the rapid development of Chengdu office over the last few years because of its strong leadership and excellent staff. Accompanied by Chengdu office managing partner Mr. Chen Ping, Ed also visited Sichuan Institute of Certified Public Accountants (SICPA) and Sichuan Provincial Investment Promotion Bureau (SIPB). By communicating with leaders of SICPA and SIPB, Ed got a better understanding of the business environment and economy in Sichuan, and Chengdu especially. Ed also introduced GTIL to the leaders and answered a number of questions regarding the issues of concern to the leaders. Ed also met the staff in Chengdu office, and highly appreciated the International Student Exchange Internship Program with Chengdu office and Indiana University in the US.

After his visit to Chengdu, Ed spent the rest of the week in Beijing, where he had a talk with Xu Hua, CEO of Grant Thornton China, about GTIL’s latest development strategy -- “2020 Growing Together”. Xu said he has conveyed the key messages addressed in the Board of Governors (BoG) meeting held in London in June to all the Chinese partners after his back from London attending in June. Ed expressed his appreciation for Xu’s engagement and contribution and showed his constant attention to the China market, and hoped GTIL’s latest development technology could help Grant Thornton serve clients and employees better.

Accompanied by Xu Hua, Ed also paid visits to the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) of China. Taking this opportunity, Ed introduced the development strategy of GTIL, the support it gives to Grant Thornton China, and its latest research and development progress in auditing methodology to all the leaders of CICPA and MoF. They also discussed the impact of the rapidly developed Internet technology on the auditing, and believed that audit informatization could be achieved through tighter combination of the Internet with the accounting profession. For more information, please click here.