Certified Public Accounting firm Kevane Grant Thornton (KGT) announced the appointment Jorge Eduardo Cañellas as Audit Partner.
The executive, slated to join the firm Dec. 14, brings more than 15 years of experience and training in managing specialized financial services matters and accounting consulting under IFRS and US GAAP, leading financial statement and internal control audits under PCAOB standards, and in execution of capital markets transactions.
Jorge E. Cañellas is Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in Puerto Rico and the State of New Yor. He earned a Master Science in Accounting as well as an undergraduate degree from Boston College in Massachusetts.
He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Accountants (AICPA). Prior to his return to the islan, Cañellas worked at EY Mexico and New York and as part of his professional expertise, the executive has advised multiple global public companies, such as commercial and investments banks, stock exchanges, payment processors, and telecommunication companies, among other business sectors.