Philippe Danjou will succeed Geoffrey Whittington on IASB

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12 Jun 2006

Philippe Danjou, director of the accounting division of the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), the French securities regulator, will join the IASB this autumn, replacing Geoffrey Whittington, who is retiring.

Mr Danjou graduated from HEC, then qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Statutory Auditor, and rose to be an audit partner with Arthur Andersen & Co. (Paris). He was also Executive Director of the French Ordre des Experts Comptables (OEC) from 1982 until 1986. Mr Danjou was a member of the International Auditing Practices Committee and a technical advisor to the French delegate to the former International Accounting Standards Committee, the predecessor to the IASB. While at the AMF, he has served on the IASB's Standards Advisory Council, as an observer at the Committee on Auditing of the European Commission, as a member of IOSCO's Standing Committee 1 on Multinational Accounting and Disclosure, and the Financial Reporting Committee of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR-Fin). Mr Danjou is appointed for a five-year term ending 30 June 2011. Click for Press Release (PDF 60k).

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