Brian Hunt to Step Down as CPAB CEO

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Jun 26, 2017

On June 26, 2017, Nicholas Le Pan, Chair of the Board of the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB), announced that Brian Hunt, CPAB's CEO, will step down as CEO, at the conclusion of his current contract in February 2018.

"Brian has provided exemplary leadership to CPAB since becoming CEO in 2009, and has been instrumental in CPAB achieving and maintaining its position as a leading, world-class audit regulator", Mr. Le Pan said. “He has driven improvements in audit quality in Canada and has championed involvement by the profession, the director community, regulators, and public company issuers in enhancing audit quality. This has materially added to public confidence in financial reporting, which is essential to investors and other users of financial statements”. On behalf of the Board and staff I thank Brian for his contribution”, Mr. Le Pan added.

“Over the past nine years we have accomplished a lot at CPAB” said Mr. Hunt. “We have been successful because of the quality of our staff and support of the Board. It has and will continue to be a pleasure to work with all of you. After nine years as CPAB CEO it is time to open a new chapter in my career.”

As part of the planned succession, the Board of CPAB has retained an executive search firm to assist in the process.

Re­view the press release on the CPAB's web­site.

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