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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Lindner Alum Inducted into Financial Executives International Hall of Fame

Monday, December 19, 2016 6:22 PM
Arnold Hanish will be honored for exceptional achievement in the finance profession at a November 13 gala in New York City.

Lindner alumnus Arnold Hanish, BBA '70, is among three financial executives to be inducted into the Financial Executives International (FEI) Hall of Fame. He will be recognized for exceptional achievement in the finance profession at the group's 11th annual gala on November 13 in New York City.

The honorees exemplify FEI’s mission of promoting integrity, ethics, accountability and leadership among senior financial professionals.

Hanish is the retired Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Eli Lilly and Company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Omeros Corporation and chairs their Audit Committee. Hanish is also a member of the Dean’s Business Advisory Council for UC's Lindner College of Business, the Advisory Council for the Department of Accounting at Lindner. Additionally, he serves on the Audit Quality Review Council of Deloitte and Touche.

Hanish served as the Chair of FEI’s Committee on Corporate Reporting (CCR) from 2007-2010. The Indiana CPA Society named him “Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry” in 2009. Hanish was included as one of Treasury & Risk magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Finance” in 2008 and 2009 and was recognized by Business Finance in its “Influencers” issues in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

The FEI Hall of Fame inductees were nominated by their peers and were selected by a committee of current and past FEI leaders and FEI Hall of Fame members.