John Macaulay has been appointed chair of the US Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) global board of directors for 2012-2013.
In his role as chair, Macaulay will work with IMA’s strategic partners, expand IMA’s thought leadership in the profession, and elevate awareness of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) programme, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
Macaulay was most recently vice president, chief financial officer and controller for telecom company, Royal Street Communications. Prior to this he spent 18 years with
Fortune 500 company Dresser Industries where he was the director of operations analysis and planning, and led financial activities during the formation of international and domestic joint ventures and acquisitions totalling more than $3.5bn.
Macaulay, who was one of the first professionals to pass the CMA examination in 1972, has held several leadership positions within IMA. He served as the first chair of IMA’s Performance Oversight and Audit Committee, member of the ICMA Board of Regents, and chair of the Planning and Development Committee.
He also served as president of IMA’s Texas Council and president of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter.
Chair-emeritus Brian McGuire said in his new role Macaulay will plays an integral part in helping IMA achieve its strategic goals for the upcoming year.