Bill Rucci was also re-elected at the AGM as one of two directors representing North America on the nine-member board. He continues to serve as chairman of the network's Family Business Consulting Group and as co-director of the Russell Bedford North American Tax Services Group.
Following his appointment, Bill Rucci commented: "Russell Bedford has become a recognised leader in providing efficient, seamless client service and superior results on a global scale. I look forward to working with Chairman Geoff Goodyear as we continue to grow the network's international reputation and reach."
Also elected at the AGM were Daniel Ryba, partner in Russell Bedford Argentina, as one of two directors representing Latin America, and James Ngai, partner in Russell Bedford Hong Kong, representing the Asia-Pacific region. Both will serve initially for a three-year term.
Other members of the international board are: Geoff Goodyear (United Kingdom) (Chairman); Klaus-Peter Hillebrand (Germany); Jorne Hoogeveen (Netherlands);
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About Russell Bedford International
Established in 1983, Russell Bedford International is a global network of independent firms of accountants, auditors, tax advisers and business consultants. Ranked amongst the world’s leading accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 460 partners, 5000 staff and 280 offices in more than 90 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Russell Bedford International is a member of the IFAC Forum of Firms and a member of EGIAN, the European Group of International Accounting Networks and Associations.