Mauricio A. Ortiz, assistant controller at Comerica, was named Comerica’s senior vice president and chief accounting officer, succeeding Muneera S. Carr, who assumed the role of Comerica’s chief financial officer

Ortiz will be responsible for managing all aspects of Comerica’s accounting function, including tax, financial and regulatory reporting, accounting policy and accounting operations. He joined Comerica in 2010 as an assistant vice president, accounting policy senior specialist. His duties have rapidly expanded through the years, which led to his position as assistant controller in February 2015.

“Mauricio has a proven track record of strong business acumen and thought leadership. He has done an outstanding job in his previous roles with Comerica,” said Carr.

Prior to Comerica, Ortiz held positions with Whitely Penn, JSA Financial Consultants and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.