OYO Hotels & Homes announced the appointment of Dr. W. Steve Albrecht as non-executive director on the company’s board of directors. Albrecht will play a supervisory role and guide the founder and the management on key business decisions.
Albrecht is a former president of the American Accounting Association and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. As a professor, he taught full-time at the University of Illinois, Stanford, and Brigham Young University. He is also a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, and certified fraud examiner. He has consulted with numerous organizations, including major financial institutions, the United Nations, FBI, and other organizations, and has been an expert witness in over 38 major fraud cases.
Albrecht has served on the board of various public and private companies such as Red Hat, Inc., Cypress SemiConductor, SunPower Corporation, and ICON Health & Fitness. He is also presently on the boards of SkyWest Airlines, Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, and Deseret Mutual Benefit Association. On these boards he has been the named financial expert, has chaired the audit committees, and has often been the lead independent director and board chair.
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