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PwC: New Leader For US Metals Practice
August 15, 2012
By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com
Based in Pittsburgh, the new metals leader for PwC’s U.S. Industrial Products practice brings an extensive history in the metals industry including strategic advice on acquisitions and divestitures, due diligence reviews, debt and equity offerings and financial reporting. Sean Hoover will take over the role from Robert McCutcheon, who now leads PwC’s U.S. Industrial Products practice.
Hoover received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Pennsylvania.
Robert McCutcheon, U.S. Industrial Products leader for PwC commented:
“Sean’s appointment as U.S. metals leader demonstrates the firm’s ongoing commitment to providing our clients with seasoned leadership and expertise to meet their evolving business needs. Sean is the perfect partner to take on this role and his skillset is an invaluable asset to our group and the clients we serve,” he said. “We congratulate Sean on this appointment.”
Prior to this role, Hoover spent two years at PwC’s National Office consulting on issues such as pension and other post-employment benefits (OPEB), stock compensation, and inventory accounting. He has also worked directly with the FASB and the SEC on standard setting and regulatory oversight. Currently, Hoover serves on PwC’s Staff Advisory Council, which helps develop the strategic initiatives for the firm’s Assurance practice.