Death of Wayne Upton, Chairman of the IFRS Interpretations Committee

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Sep 14, 2016

On September 14, 2016, the staff and the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) released condolences on the sudden death of Wayne Upton, Director of International Activities at the IASB and Chairman of the IFRS Interpretations Committee.

Following a distinguished career at the FASB, Mr. Upton joined the IASB in 2001 and was, at different times, Research Director, Chair of the IFRS Interpretations Committee, Chair of the Emerging Economies Group, and Coordinator of the Islamic Finance Consultative Group. In his role as Director of International Activities, he played an important role in supporting jurisdictions around the world with their transition to IFRSs.

See the press release on the IASB's website.

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