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IFIAR appoints new chairman and council members

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has appointed Lewis Ferguson as chair.

Ferguson is currently a board member of the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

Ferguson succeeds Paul George, who has completed his term as IFIAR chair.

The IFIAR also elected Janine van Diggelen, head of Audit Firm Oversight at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), as vice chairman.

The IFIAR also appointed members from Australia, France, the UK, Sri Lanka and Singapore to its advisory council, where they join existing members from Canada and Abu Dhabi.

The elections took place at IFIAR's plenary meeting in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, in mid April.

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The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators
The US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets

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