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IAASB appoints four members to its board

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed four members to its board, The Accountant has learnt.

The four new appointees are:

  • ACCA’s regional head of policy for Asia Pacific Chiew Chun Wee from Singapore who joines as an non-practioner member,
  • Professor at the University of Ulm Kai-Uwe Marten of Germany who joins as a public member,
  • Mexican practitioner Fernando Ruiz Monroy
  • And EY France partner Isabelle Tracq-Sengeissen.

The Accountant understands that the four members stepping down are:

  • Professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen Annette Koehler
  • LHM Casey McGrath founding partner and ACCA former president Brendan Murtagh,
  • Marc Pickeur a retired expert-senior advisor in the prudential policy and financial stability department of the National Bank of Belgium,
  • And Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants executive board member responsible for auditing and quality control standards Sayaka Sumida

In addition, Megan Zietsman, a practitioner based in the USA, has been re-appointed as deputy chair for 2018, and Arnold Schilder’s term as chairman has been extended into its 10th year.

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