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ASBJ appointments announced

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20 Mar 2013

The Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (FASF) of Japan has announced the appointment and reappointment of 13 members of the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) for a three year term.

The new appointments are:

  • Atsushi Kogasaka (Vice Chair), Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC and technical director of the ASBJ
  • Tomokazu Sekiguchi, technical manager of the ASBJ
  • Yasuyuki Fuchita, Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research
  • Hisayoshi Masawaki, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Kazuyuki Masu, Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Yoshihiro Tokuga, Dean and Professor of the Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University
  • Hitoshi Watanabe, Nippon Life Insurance Co.
  • Yukio Ono, Partner and Chairman of the Board, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC.

All appointments are effective from 1 April 2013, with the exception of Yukio Ono, whose appointment is effective 1 October 2013.

In addition, the following people have been reappointed: Takehiro Arai (Vice Chair), Aiko Sekine, Katsuhito Yanagibashi and Minoru Yoshida. The current term of the remaining ASBJ member and chairman, Ikuo Nishikawa, commenced on 1 April 2012 and continues to 31 March 2014.

Click for FASF press release (link to ASBJ website)

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