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

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

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.