September 8, 2016

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 2016 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 ranked for the sixth time. He was recognized for “understand[ing] the needs of professional services providers… and [for] producing a wide range of new tools and resources to help them perform better.”

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 segment within the Tax & Accounting business, was named to the Most Influential list for the 11th time. The magazine highlighted Baron’s ability to apply “a keen eye for what both the clients and the accountants of the future will want to the tools his company creates.”

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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Dana Greenstein
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Tax & Accounting
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