Atlanta, GA, January 13, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Alexander Proudfoot Company, a leading global operational consultancy, recently appointed Howard Atkins to the company’s Global Advisory Board. The Board plays a vital role in Proudfoot’s strategy and value-added business approach as it continues to bring disciplined execution to companies, helping them achieve their growth targets and revenue and profit goals with speed and predictability. The Board is composed of well-respected executives from various industries who lend their expertise to communicating and positioning the company’s position in the marketplace.
Atkins is a 37 year veteran of the financial services industry, most recently serving as the Chief Financial Officer for Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he held a variety of senior finance leadership positions at New York Life Insurance Company, Midlantic Corporation before its merger with PNC Bank, and Chase Manhattan Bank. Institutional Investor and American Banker both recognized Atkins for the work he has done as a Chief Financial Officer.
Atkins is currently a Director with Occidental Petroleum and Ingram Micro, a Trustee of the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, and a member of the American Banker CFO Advisory Board, the Financial Executives Institute and the Conference Board.
Atkins received a B.S. degree in mathematics from City College, New York, and his master’s degree in economics from Ohio State University.
“Howard Atkins joins the Proudfoot organization with a wealth of insight into the nuances of surviving and thriving in the American economy,” remarks Alan Steelman, Proudfoot’s Vice Chairman. “We look forward to how this advisory relationship will contribute to our approach for delivering operational improvements across all industries.”
About Alexander Proudfoot
Since 1946, the Alexander Proudfoot Company has specialized in implementing change to achieve measurable and sustainable improvement in client companies. Alexander Proudfoot is a part of Management Consulting Group PLC (LSE: MMC), and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.alexanderproudfoot.com.