BDO USA Appoints Demetrios Frangiskatos as New York Office Managing Partner for Commercial Assurance

7/20/16

Demetrios Frangiskatos

BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting organizations, today announced that Demetrios Frangiskatos has been appointed New York office managing partner for commercial assurance. In this role, Mr. Frangiskatos will be responsible for overseeing the development of professionals, managing client and prospective client relationships as well as quality and regulatory matters. Former OMP Christopher Orella who led the NYC office for the past four years has been promoted to Northeast Regional Managing Partner for assurance services.

Mr. Frangiskatos has over 15 years of experience providing accounting, auditing and business advisory services across a wide range of industries focusing on media and technology. He is well-versed in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, internal controls and reporting audits, and all aspects of SEC reporting. His background includes engagements both domestic and international, ranging from emerging-growth to Fortune 500 companies.

“Demetrios is a strong and innovative leader,” said Brian Eccleston, Northeast managing partner at BDO USA, LLP. “He has worked with clients at every stage of their growth, and has led client teams across many industries. He is a trusted advisor and his ability to efficiently navigate complex transactions makes him an invaluable asset for both clients and BDO professionals. In addition, Demetrios’ in-depth knowledge of the New York marketplace, coupled with his vision and passion for developing our people, made him a natural choice for this critical leadership role.”

Mr. Frangiskatos is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Hellenic American Bankers Association, the Association for Corporate Growth, and he serves on the Executive Board of the St. John’s University’s Business Alumni Association. He earned a B.A. in Accounting from St. John’s University.

About BDO USA

BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through 63 offices and more than 450 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of 1,408 offices in 154 countries.

BDO USA, LLP,a Delaware limited liability partnership, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms. For more information please visit: www.bdo.com.

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