Two Crowe Horwath Execs named on IAB’s Global Accountancy Power 50 2014 list

Crowe Horwath International CE Kevin McGrath and Yang Jiantao are named to IAB’s Global Accountancy Power 50 list.

Each year, the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) and its sister title The Accountant produce a list of the 50 most powerful people in the profession as chosen by subscribers and the team at the IAB and TA.

We are proud to announce Crowe Horwath International CE Kevin McGrath has been again named on the 2014 list, sharing the spotlight this year with Mr. Yang Jiantao, Managing Partner of Ruihua Certified Public Accountants (Crowe Horwath China CPAs), which has been ranked third in China and first among domestic Chinese accountancy firms.

Jiantao is also a chief accountant, a senior member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was recognized on the IAB’s Global Accountancy “Next 50” list last year.

The Judging Process

In the first stage of the judging process the IAB editorial team drew up a list of more than 200 prominent industry figures and invited the public to vote for candidates for the Power 50.

In excess of 20,000 votes were cast in the two weeks allowed for voting in November. The public vote results were then examined by the judging panel, which made the final decision.

The Full List

The full list is published in the 2014 December edition, Issue 544 of the International Accounting Bulletin. To find out more about this publication, please visit