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PIOB appointments

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15 Mar 2011

The Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB) has announced a number of new board appointments.

The PIOB, currently composed of ten individuals, originating from nine countries on four continents, is an oversight body for the Public Interest Activity Committees (PIACs) of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) – comprising the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB), International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), their respective Consultative Advisory Groups and the Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP).

The new appointments (effective from 1 March 2011) are as follows:

  • Eddy Wymeersch (Chairman) - recently served as Chairman of the Committee of European Securities regulators (CESR), and of the European Regional Committee of IOSCO and is replacing Prof. Stavros Thomadakis
  • Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave - previously Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India
  • Charles McDonough - currently Vice President and Controller of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
  • Robert Ward - former National Managing Partner, Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy, at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Australia.

Click for PIOB Secretariat press release (PDF 61k).

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