September 10, 2014

Thomson Reuters Executives Recognized on List of Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting

NEW YORK – Accounting Today has named two Thomson Reuters executives to its 2014 list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in tax and accounting, a group that features thought leaders and change agents shaping the future of the industry.

Brian Peccarelli, president of the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters, was selected to the list for the fourth time. He was recognized for leading an organization the magazine described as "one of the pre-eminent providers of software, research and more to the profession."

With more than 25 years of experience working in the tax software and services industry, Peccarelli oversees a business that provides tax and accounting software and information services to multinational corporations, professional accounting firms, governments and other entities.

Jon Baron, managing director of the Professional unit within the Tax & Accounting business, was named to the Most Influential list for the ninth time. The magazine cited Baron as "the guiding hand behind the solutions that shape the workday (and bottom line) of Thomson Reuters' host of users."

Baron has decades of experience in technology development and management; he joined the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters in 1992.

The publication's annual list profiles a wide range of industry influencers including government regulators, accounting firm partners, executives, educators, and activists.

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