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 International.
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 Maxwell.