Takatsugu Ochi appointed as member of the IASB

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25 Feb 2011

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have announced the appointment of Takatsugu (Tak) Ochi as a member of the IASB for an initial five-year term from 1 July 2011. The term is renewable for a further three-years.

Mr Ochi is currently Assistant General Manager, Financial Resources Management Group of Sumitomo Corporation. He is also a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee, Secretary-General of the Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) Taskforce for early adoption of IFRS and an adviser to the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ). Mr Ochi will relinquish existing roles upon joining the IASB.

Hans Hoogervorst, Chair-designate of the IASB, and Ian Mackintosh, Vice-Chair-designate of the IASB, will also begin their initial terms on 1 July 2011. The Trustees have also confirmed the reappointment of Philippe Danjou, to serve a second five-year term.

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