Mary Tokar appointed as member of the IASB

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15 Nov 2012

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation announced the appointment of Mary Tokar as a member of the IASB for an initial term ending 30 June 2017. The term is renewable for a further three years. Ms Tokar will join the IASB in January 2013.

For more than 10 years, Ms Tokar has been the global leader for KPMG’s International Financial Reporting Group, leading the firm's dialogue with the global accounting regulatory and standard-setting communities. Having worked with engagement teams and clients around the world in their transition to and application of IFRS, she has gained extensive experience in the application of IFRSs in both developed and emerging economies. Previously, Ms Tokar worked at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as the Senior Associate Chief Accountant, International, in the Chief Accountant’s Office. Ms Tokar was a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee between 2001 and 2007.

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