IFRS Foundation appoints two Trustees

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18 Nov, 2014

The IFRS Foundation has announced the appointments of Alan Beller and Werner Brandt as Trustees of the IFRS Foundation. The appointments will begin on 1 January 2015 and will expire on 31 December 2017.

Mr Alan Beller was Director of the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a Senior Counsellor to the SEC from January 2002 until February 2006. Mr Beller's tenure at the SEC saw far-reaching corporate governance, financial disclosure and securities offering reforms, including the implementation of the corporate provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Dr Werner Brandt is the Chairman of the Board of the German Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel (FREP) and was a member of the Board of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (DRSC) from 2003 to 2011, in which he played a leading role in defining the future positioning and structure of the DRSC.

For more information, see the press release on the IASB's website.

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