Wayne Berson

Wayne Berson

Wayne Berson has been the CEO of BDO USA, P.C. since 2012, during which time BDO has grown from BDO USA has grown from $600 million to $2.8 billion. He previously served as the Atlantic Assurance Regional Managing Principal, and from 2010 through 2012 as Chairman of the BDO USA Board of Directors. Wayne has been the Chair of the Global Board of Directors of BDO International, Ltd. since 2014. He has more than 30 years of experience in all phases of client service and accounting practices and has served as the responsible principal in a variety of industries, many of which are deeply involved in multinational operations. Wayne has been interviewed in national accounting publications such as Accounting Today, Fortune, Journal of Accountancy, Practical Accountant, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has been named as one of the Washington D.C. region’s 100 most powerful business leaders as well as one of Accounting Today’s managing principal elites, named to the NACD Directorship 100, and since 2013 has been included in Accounting Today’s annual list of the top 100 most influential people. In 2016 he was presented with the year’s GWSCPA Outstanding Service to the Profession Award. Wayne is a graduate of the University of Cape Town (B.Comm, Accounting) and the University of South Africa (Accounting Science degree, Honors).

Appears in 1 Episode

Becoming Employee-Owned: How BDO Broke Out of the Partner Model

Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA, joins Blake and guest host, David Leary, on the Earmark Podcast to discuss BDO's recent transition to an employee stock ownership plan (E...

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