(NEW YORK, NY, November 20, 2017) – Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting CEO Karen Abramson has been named as among the most powerful women in the accounting profession for 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor. Abramson has earned a spot three times before on the coveted list that recognizes female leaders who are making the greatest impact on the tax and accounting profession.
The 2017 Most Powerful Women in Accounting honorees were selected based on their contributions to the accounting industry; initiatives and actions they have started that made a difference within their organization; their personal leadership; community involvement; and mentorship of future women leaders.
This win is the latest in a steady stream of accolades that Abramson has earned this year. Most recently, she was honored with two Stevie Women in Business Awards – a Gold Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year (Business Services – More Than 2,500 Employees) and a Bronze Stevie Award for Most Innovative Woman of the Year (Business Services). Just last month, Abramson was named by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting for 2017.
As CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a leading provider of software and services for the professional tax market, Abramson has launched award-winning products, engaged thousands of customers via customer forums across the globe, and driven technology and innovation across the organization and market. Read more about Abramson in CPA Practice Advisor’s “Most Powerful Women in Accounting.”