Bob Dohrer has been appointed chairman of the
International Federation of Accountants Forum of Firms with
immediate effect.

Dohrer is the national director of assurance
services for McGladrey & Pullen, a US member firm of RSM

He also chairs the RSM Transnational Assurance
Services Executive Committee, an international committee which
oversees application of professional standards across RSM
International’s member firms.

Dohrer is a member of several committees,
including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
(AICPA) International Auditing Standards Subcommittee, Assurance
Services Executive Committee and IFRS Strategic Advisory Group.

He is also chairman of the AICPA Audit
Sampling and Group Audits Task Forces and is a former member of the
AICPA Auditing Standards Board.

Dohrer takes over the forum chair from David