Nov 17th 2013
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CPA Practice Advisor has named Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting CEO Karen Abramson and CCH President & CEO Teresa Mackintosh among the "Most Powerful Women in Accounting" for 2013. The honor recognizes twenty-five women who are making the greatest impact on the tax and accounting profession.
"At Wolters Kluwer, our commitment is to help our customers grow, manage and protect their businesses, and so we are truly honored to be recognized for the contributions we are making to advance the profession," said Abramson. "We also extend our congratulations to all of the other women who were recognized."
In June 2013, Abramson was named CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, the global leader in tax, accounting and audit software and solutions. She previously served as President & CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting, North America. With extensive experience in the professional information and software industries, Abramson is accelerating the introduction of software, online and cloud solutions being rapidly adopted by tax and accounting professionals worldwide.
Teresa Mackintosh was named to succeed Abramson as CCH US President & CEO in October 2013. Mackintosh, a CPA and industry leader, previously led the CCH Software organization, where she launched the groundbreaking CCH Axcess earlier this year.
"This is a very exciting time, with cloud and mobile technologies transforming the profession at a fast pace," said Mackintosh. "In close partnership with professionals, CCH is creating the innovative solutions that will help our customers make the most of new technologies to enhance client service and increase profitability."
The complete list of those honored as the Most Powerful Women in Accounting is featured in the CPA Practice Advisor November issue, which includes interviews with all of the winners, including Abramson and Mackintosh.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a division of Wolters Kluwer, is the global leader in tax, accounting and audit software and solutions. CCH is a part of Wolters Kluwer (CCHGroup.com), in the Tax & Accounting division. Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.