RIVERWOODS, ILL. – Teresa Mackintosh has been named President & CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting U.S., effective immediately, according to an announcement made today by CCH parent company Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. CCH is a leading developer of professional tax, accounting and audit solutions.
Mackintosh, an industry leader with a track record of delivering innovative technology solutions, was most recently President of CCH U.S. Software where she launched a series of successful mobile, cloud and software offerings that support how professionals want to work today. The groundbreaking CCH Axcess was introduced under Mackintosh’s leadership earlier this year, and is the only cloud-based solution built from the ground up offering the profession’s most powerful solution for complete tax preparation, compliance and firm management.
Mackintosh succeeds CCH President & CEO Karen Abramson, who joined CCH in 2012. Abramson was named CEO of the Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting division earlier this year. Mackintosh will now report to Abramson, and lead operations for the U.S. CCH business serving the professional and corporate markets.
“Teresa is a visionary leader with deep insight into the profession, a passion for innovation and a complete commitment to execution excellence,” said Abramson. “She has exactly the right experience, insight and expertise to lead CCH at this exciting time as we continue to pioneer new ways to help our customers grow, manage and protect their businesses.”
“I am thrilled to be leading CCH at such a transformative time in the tax and accounting profession,” said Mackintosh. “One of the most powerful forces today is technology, as professionals look to increase productivity, add higher value services and connect with clients anytime, anywhere through cloud and mobile solutions. CCH is leading the way in the market in customer-focused investment and innovation, and I’m eager to partner with customers to find new ways to support their success.”
Mackintosh, a CPA, has been recognized consistently as a key influencer in the profession. She has been listed among the profession’s “40 under 40” and “Most Powerful Women in Public Accounting” by CPA Practice Advisor.
She joined CCH in 2012 as Executive Vice President & General Manager of Tax, where she was responsible for CCH’s largest business line, leading Tax Product Development, Tax Technology, Product Management, Sales and Tax Operations. Mackintosh joined Wolters Kluwer from Thomson Reuters, where she held leadership roles including General Manager/Senior Vice President of Indirect, Property & Trust, and General Manager/Senior Vice President of Americas Professional.
Mackintosh earned both a Bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.