Duck-Koo Chung to serve as Trustee of the IFRS Foundation

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12 Oct 2010

The IFRS Foundation, the oversight body of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), today confirmed the appointment of Duck-Koo Chung to serve as a Trustee of the IFRS Foundation for an initial three-year term, with effect from 1 January 2011.

Duck-Koo Chung is a former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy for the Republic of Korea. He is a visiting professor of international finance at Korea University and Renmin University in Beijing, Republic of China, and a founding member of the North East Asian Research (NEAR) Foundation, a research group comprising, Chinese, Japanese and Korean international finance experts.

Jeffrey Lucy (Australia) and Pedro Malan (Brazil) have been reappointed to serve as Trustees of the IFRS Foundation. More information is available in the IASB's press release (PDF 35k).

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