The Federation of European Accountants (FEE) has appointed Philip Johnson to president and André Kilesse as deputy president.
Johnson represents the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Kilesse is from Belgium’s Institut des Reviseurs d’Entreprises – Instituut der Bedrijfsrevisoren. th have been appointed for a two year term.
“I am delighted and honoured to be elected as president of FEE”, Johnson said before adding that “changes in the profession which will be brought about by the outcome from the EC consultation into audit policy as detailed in their recently published green paper, along with developments in integrated reporting, XBRL, review and compilation together with the implementation of ISAs and the changing environment in financial reporting, ethics and audit oversight will all be very demanding”.
Kilesse said that he and Johnson will pay due attention to the needs of stakeholders.
“I will be particularly attentive to smaller practitioners”, Kilesse added.
The FEE General Assembly also admitted new members from the Body of Expert and Licensed Accountants of Romania, the Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania and Chamber of Auditors of Croatia.