IASB Vice Chairman Tom Jones in FEI Hall of Fame

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09 Sep 2007

Financial Executives International (FEI) has announced that Thomas Jones, Vice Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board and Samuel Siegel, former Vice Chairman, CFO, Treasurer and Secretary for Nucor Corporation have been selected as inductees for the 2007 class of the FEI Hall of Fame.

The FEI Hall of Fame, co-sponsored by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, recognises individuals who epitomise the performance, leadership, and integrity of the most exemplary financial executives throughout their careers. Click for FEI Press Release (PDF 42k).

Thomas E Jones was appointed to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in January 2001. Mr. Jones has held numerous significant leadership positions throughout his career and has nearly 40 years of experience in various aspects of international financial reporting. Prior to his current position, Mr. Jones held high ranking positions at Citicorp for nearly two decades, most recently as the Principal Financial Officer and Executive Vice President where he was responsible for financial reporting issues spanning more than 100 countries.

Mr. Jones previously served successively for the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) as a vice-chairman and member of the Executive Committee (1998-2000) and as Chairman (2000-2001). He has also held the position of Chairman of FEI's Committee on Corporate Reporting, and served as trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation and as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Emerging Issues Task Force. His role there contributed significant impact to the development of new accounting standards and he is credited by his peers with developing the ongoing dialogue between the IASB and standard setting organizations around the world.


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