Fischer provides our board of directors with significant expertise in accounting and auditing matters, including financial reporting and regulatory compliance, risk assessment and management, and corporate governance issues. His experience in these areas comes from 33 years of work at Arthur Andersen, a large, international independent accounting firm, where for 22 years, he served as a partner responsible for services provided to large, complex public and private companies and several public utility audits. Since 2002, Fischer has provided consulting services to companies in the areas of corporate financial, accounting and governance matters. Fischer, who is a certified public accountant, brings extensive knowledge and experience to his responsibilities as WEC Energy Group's Audit and Oversight Committee chair as a result of his past and present service on several other audit committees at public companies based in Wisconsin. His significant expertise is invaluable to WEC Energy Group's board as it navigates a complex and evolving regulatory compliance landscape.
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