Grant Thornton inks Serafin to lead U.S. industry program

Iselin-based Grant Thornton, an audit, tax and advisory firm, announced Wednesday it has named George Serafin its national managing principal of industry.

In this new role, Serafin will be responsible for creating an industry program and enhancing the company’s client experience.

In addition to his new role, he will continue to serve as national managing principal of the firm’s health care and life sciences practice as well as regulatory and compliance services principal.

“George brings a unique blend of industry, technology and consulting knowledge and experience to our firm and clients,” Nichole Jordan, national managing partner of markets, clients and industry for Grant Thornton, said. “He’s been instrumental in growing our Healthcare/Life Sciences practice, and his continued leadership in this new role will enable us to deepen client relationships and share valuable insights with client executives.”

Serafin joined Grant Thornton in 2017. He started his career in industry, working for companies including Novartis, Roche and Fresenius Medical Care. Prior to Grant Thornton, he was at Deloitte & Touche LLP as a health care and life sciences regulatory practice leader.