NORWALK, CT: The Financial Accounting Foundation has appointed Robert Stewart to the newly created position of SVP for public affairs, effective January 1, 2014.
He will be responsible for communications, external relations, and government affairs.
Reporting to Stewart under the new structure is Grace Hinchman, who will remain in her role as VP for government affairs and external relations. She will continue to manage the foundation's Washington, DC, office.
Stewart joined the organization in 2011 as VP of communications. Previously, he served as SVP of financial services at The Wade Group. Before that, he was a journalist at the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers.