Welcome message from the new IASB chairman

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04 Jul 2011

The IASB has posted to its website a welcome message from the new IASB chairman, Hans Hoogervorst.

He speaks about the "substantial legacy" Sir David has left the IASB with and his own "passion for transparency and investor protection". He sees "an opportunity for global reform" and discusses the IASB's priorities for the future. Please click for the welcome message on the IASB's website.

Hans Hoogervorst became the new IASB chairman on 1 July 2011. To mark the changing of the guard at the IASB, IAS Plus has brought its readers an exclusive and extensive interview with Hans Hoogervorst, the new IASB Chairman, while Robert Bruce, regular resident columnist for IAS Plus, provided an assessment of the prospects for change.

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