P&A's Linsangan elected A.C.F.E. President
Lilian S. Linsangan, head of the Specialist Advisory Services (SAS) Division of Punongbayan & Araullo (P&A), the Philippine member firm within Grant Thornton International Ltd, has been elected President of the Philippine Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Her term started on July 1, 2009 and will end on December 31, 2010. Lily has been active in several professional organizations and was also the President of the Philippine Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in 2003. Lily started, developed and led the Firm’s Business Risk Services unit until it was combined this year with P&A’s Transaction Advisory Services (formerly Corporate Advisory Services) to form the SAS Division. She also held the position of Audit Division Head for four years and supervised the Firm’s Corporate Advisory Services for a number of years. Lily is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Control Self-Assessment (CCSA) Professional.
(As published in the Manila Bulletin, 9 November 2009. A similiar press release appeared in BusinessWorld, 9 November 2009.)