Arnold Schilder will succeed John Kellas as IAASB chair

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08 Jul 2008

The Board of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has appointed Prof. Dr. Arnold Schilder, RA, as chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) a three-year term beginning 1 January 2009.

Prof. Schilder is currently Executive Director of the prudential supervisor of financial institutions in the Netherlands. He is a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and served as Chairman of its Accounting Task Force from 1999 to 2006. He is also past President of the Royal NIVRA, IFAC's member body in the Netherlands. He will replace John Kellas, who has served on the IAASB and its predecessor since 2000 and as its chairman since 2004. Click for IFAC News Release (PDF 23k).


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