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Sir David Tweedie appointed as chairman of the IVSC

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Sep 26, 2012

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) has announced the appointment of Sir David Tweedie as chairman of the IVSC's Board of Trustees, effective October 29, 2012.

Sir David was chairman of the IASB for 10 years and served another decade before that as chairman of the UK Accounting Standards Board. He overhauled UK GAAP and spearheaded the adoption of IFRSs in over 100 countries. He will bring his vast experience to the IVSC, helping to advance the organization's priorities: (1) promoting the recognition and adoption of the International Valuation Standards in the world’s major economies and (2) leading the development of the valuation profession worldwide, bringing it together with users of valuation, regulators, legislators, and opinion-formers.

Click for press release (link to the IVSC's Web site).

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