Arnaud Debray, a senior partner at AXE Conseils, a member firm of Praxity, has been appointed executive director of the International Federation of Francophone Accountants (FIDEF).

Debray takes over from Michele Cartier Le Guerinel, who occupied the post for 10 years. Debray was elected as the new executive director in September last year and officially took office in February 2017.

Debray’s big task will be to follow up on the question on whether the Francophone profession should be reformed as reported by The Accountant in November of last year in an article entitled Reforming the francophone profession