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

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.