Shauna Watson Joins Resources Global Professionals to Lead Finance &
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Resources Global Professionals
("Resources"), a leading multinational provider of professional services and
the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is
pleased to announce that Shauna Watson has joined the Company as Global
Managing Director for Finance & Accounting. Watson will be responsible for
monitoring and analyzing the activities of accounting standard setters around
the world and communicating their activities to clients and the Company. She
will also assist our client service teams in their development of new client
"We are delighted to have Shauna as part of our senior leadership team," said
Tony Cherbak, President & Chief Operating Officer of Resources. "Her
background in client service, capital market transactions and technical
accounting along with years of leadership experience make her a perfect choice
to head and grow our Finance & Accounting practice."
Watson comes to Resources with a wealth of knowledge and is a subject-matter
expert on US GAAP, IFRS, SEC and PCAOB regulations. Watson has worked in a
variety of positions of increasing technical complexity, namely Director of
Finance and Accounting at Air Lease Corp. and Corporate Director of Technical
Accounting and Policy at Northrop Grumman, where she evaluated and
communicated the impact of new accounting standards, determined the accounting
for complex business transactions and led the ongoing IFRS implementation
efforts. Prior to these positions, Watson gained over a decade of experience
as Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Her 11 years in public accounting
included several on tour within PwC's Global Capital Markets Group where she
consulted on US GAAP and SEC regulations, participated in consultations with
the SEC, and worked closely with transaction teams on capital raising and M&A
"I'm excited to be a part of the Resources family," said Watson. "The
challenges presented to companies in today's economic and regulatory
environment are immense and I look forward to helping our clients, and the
firm, navigate these complex emerging issues."
Watson is a CPA and graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from
Montana State University. She received her MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of
ABOUT RESOURCES GLOBAL PROFESSIONALS
Resources Global Professionals, the operating subsidiary of Resources
Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm
that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with
business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global
enterprise - accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit,
corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information
management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and
legal and regulatory services.
Resources Global was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today,
we are a publicly traded company with over 2,900 professionals, annually
serving approximately 1,900 clients around the world from 77 practice offices.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Resources Global has served 85 of the
Fortune 100 companies.
The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's
highest tier by listing standards. More information about Resources Global is
available at http://www.resourcesglobal.com.
SOURCE Resources Global Professionals
Contact: Linda Lee, Resources Global Professionals, +1-714-428-6030,
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