Liza succeeds Lisby

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Liza Robbins has been appointed to succeed Jon Lisby as Kreston’s CEO with effect from August 1st.

Liza joins Kreston after nine years as CEO of top 10 global association Morison KSi. Liza, a marketing and business development leader and visionary has been instrumental in the development of the association, expanding its coverage to over 80 countries and leading on the successful merger of Morison International and KS International.

Jon Lisby, Kreston CEO commented:
“I am delighted that we have succeeded in securing Liza and considerable thanks are owed by the network to the Kreston International Chairman and Board for the thorough and extensive recruitment exercise that has been completed so successfully.
Liza has a proven international track record as a change agent and has extensive experience in the fields of information technology, media as well as professional and membership services. With the technology revolution already disrupting the global accounting profession, I have no doubt that Liza will be an exceptional asset to our network and the further development of our growth strategy. Liza is accustomed to working at Board level and I really am looking forward to supporting her during the period leading up to my retirement”.

Bent Kofoed, Kreston Chairman, said:
“I am proud that with Jon’s leadership, Kreston now spans 200 firms in over 125 countries. Liza is a perfect successor to Jon; her extensive corporate acumen and dynamism will build on the strategies already in place advancing our network’s brand and global business to the next level”.

Liza commented:
“I have followed and admired Kreston International for many years so I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the network as CEO on 1st August 2018. Kreston is a world class organisation that thrives by skilfully and uniquely combining deep personal relationships with superior global expertise. Kreston is extremely well placed to deliver lucrative opportunities to member firms and their clients and I am excited to drive the network to its next stage of development and further strengthen our partnerships”.

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