AccountAbility, the global corporate responsibility (CR) research and advisory firm headquartered in New York and London, has appointed Sunil A. Misser as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr Misser is currently Chairman of AccountAbility, and has led its Advisory Services arm since June 2008. Mr. Misser succeeds Simon Zadek in the position. AccountAbility Council Member, Vernon Jennings said: 'We are delighted to have an individual with Mr.Misser's industry knowledge and stature moving into this very important role. His deep experience in the professional services field and passion for corporate responsibility make him the ideal leader for our organization.' Previously, Mr. Misser served as Global Managing Partner of the Sustainability Advisory Business at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Prior to that, he was Global Strategy Leader for PwC's Assurance and Business Advisory Services -- the firm's accounting, risk management, and consulting operation. Mr. Misser brings more than twenty years of P&L management experience to his new role at AccountAbility. During his career, Mr. Misser been a strategic business advisor to CEOs and senior executives at Fortune 500 companies and multi-lateral organizations (MLOs). Mr. Misser holds an M.S.degree in Management from the M.I.T./Sloan School of Management, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from M.S. University. 'It's a privilege to be leading AccountAbility,' said Mr. Misser. 'AccountAbility, with its nearly two decades of experience in the CR field and an unmatched depth of expertise, brings a unique value proposition to the market. By providing research, standards and advisory services, all from under one roof, we are uniquely positioned to help clients address broad ranging CR issues from strategy through implementation'. About the Company AccountAbility is a global professional services firm providing strategic corporate responsibility advice, standards, and research to Fortune 500 companies, leading MLOs and NGOs. AccountAbility helps organizations identify and prioritize their critical environmental, social, and governance issues; develop a strategy and performance management framework to address these key CR challenges; and implement practical solutions that increase revenue, manage risk, and enhance brand and reputation. AccountAbility’s offices are located in New York, London, Washington D.C, Beijing and Sao Paulo.
AccountAbility appoints Sunil A Misser as chief executive officer
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