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updated: 5/24/2017 4:13 PM

John Yim joins Sikich as chief financial officer

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Professional services firm Sikich LLP in Naperville recently hired John Yim as its chief financial officer. In this role, Yim oversees the firm's financial strategy and processes as well as its internal information technology operations.

"John is a well-rounded finance professional with strong technical skills and strategic vision," Sikich CEO Chris Geier said. "He will help advance our finance, treasury, accounting and IT operations, which will be crucial as we execute on our ambitious growth plans. John will also be a key player on our leadership team, and I expect him to make an immediate impact on the firm."

Yim brings expertise in financial planning and analysis, cost accounting, enterprise resource planning implementations, and mergers and acquisitions to Sikich. He also has experience working in large partnership organizations. Yim previously served as global finance director for the human capital and benefits business segment at Willis Towers Watson. Before that, he held other financial roles at Towers Perrin and Towers Watson.

"I am excited to join such a dynamic, ambitious and rapidly growing firm," Yim said.

Yim graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor's degree in business administration and earned an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He works in Sikich's Naperville office.