Applying a “Critical Lens” to Integrated Reporting’s End Game

Jeffrey C. Thomson | July 13, 2015 |

In the second installment of the video series, On the Importance of Integrated Reporting, Jeff Thomson, President and CEO of the Institute of Management Accountants, discusses the relationship between integrated thinking and integrated reporting and how both are necessary in internal application and value creation and external reporting. While organizations must think about how all of their internal processes relate, they must also consider what is most important for meeting external reporting expectations, which may vary from industry to industry. Ultimately, organizations must be able to tell their story in an integrated and connected way.

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Jeffrey C. Thomson

CMA, CAE, IMA President and CEO

Jeffrey C. Thomson is president and CEO of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants). Since assuming this position in 2008, Thomson led the development of a strategy resulting in IMA becoming one of the fastest growing accounting associations in the world, with double-digit growth in its CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program for the past five years. Prior to joining IMA, Thomson worked at AT&T for more than two decades where he served in various financial, strategic, and operational roles, including CFO of an $18 billion dollar business unit. Thomson served as COSO board member from 2006 to December, 2011, during a period when COSO experienced growth in influential thought leader pieces and launched the internal controls refresh initiative.  See more by Jeffrey C. Thomson

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