Ash Noah CPA, CGMA
VP Managing Director, Learning, Education and Development, AICPA
Ashok Noah is Managing Director Learning and Education at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. In this role he is responsible for the global strategic design and oversight of Research, Education and Examinations of the Management Accounting Professional Unit portfolio of products including the CIMA Professional Qualification. Tracking and interpreting the trends in the office of the CFO in order to keep the professional qualification relevant and to lead innovation of the MA product portfolio to meet the needs of the Association members and finance professionals. He serves as a liaison to CFOs and CEOs to understand how finance teams are evolving and guides Association's initiatives to help management accountants create more value for their organizations. Noah is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with global employers and elevating awareness of the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. He works closely with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in the U.K. in that effort. Noah joined the AICPA in 2012. Prior to the AICPA, he served as CFO of the international unit of TNT Express, the global transport and logistics provider and led finance teams in 45 countries through significant transformation. He has been involved with mergers and acquisitions in Brazil, Chile, India and Spain. Noah is a licensed U.S. CPA and a Fellow of CIMA. He is based in Durham, North Carolina.