CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Grant Thornton LLP has admitted 32 new partners and principals, and promoted 29 to managing director, effective today.

“Our new partners, principals and managing directors are curious, collaborative and innovative, all of which align to our values and ‘Status Go” identity,’” said Mike McGuire, CEO of Grant Thornton. “We’re pleased that 36 percent of this year’s class are women, which will further diversify our leadership and provide a broader range of perspectives and ideas. We’re looking forward to all these new leaders will do to help serve our clients and transform our firm for the future.”

Partners, principals and managing directors excel in helping clients discover innovative solutions to their businesses in an ever-changing environment. They have an extraordinary ability to lead and build relationships with clients and people at all levels of the firm.

By service line, Tax accounted for the largest number of promotions (38 percent), followed by Advisory (33 percent), Audit (20 percent), internal client services (6 percent) and national client services (3 percent).

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