RSM International appoints first female CEO

Multi-national accounting network RSM International has appointed its first
female chief executive.

Jean Stephens will take up the role at the beginning of next year, running
for five years. Formerly chief operating officer, she will spend her time trying
to increase the network’s penetration into growing organisations and to expand

Before joining RSM in London, Stephens, a certified public accountant, has
served as senior manager in audit at McGladrey & Pullen and managing
director in RSM McGladrey’s in Los Angeles.

RSM’s network partner in the UK is Robson Rhodes, the UK’s eleventh largest
firm with turnover of £85.5m.

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