Martin Baumann Named to Lead the IAASB

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Sep 14, 2018

On September 14, 2018, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) announced that Mr. Martin Baumann has been appointed Chair of the IAASB for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2019. Mr. Baumann’s appointment was recommended by the Interim Nominating Committee after an extensive international search.

As Chair, Mr. Baumann will lead the IAASB though an environment of rapid advances in current and emerging technology and changes in the breadth and complexity of information needed by investors and other stakeholders. He will be responsible for leading the finalization and implementation of IAASB’s strategic objectives; actively engaging key stakeholders around the world, including national standard setters, regulators, investors and firms of all sizes; and delivering timely high-quality standards in the public interest.

Review the press release on the IAASB's website.

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