Yael Almog has been appointed as executive director of the IFRS Foundation.
Almog will be responsible for management of the IFRS day-to-day operations and supporting the work of the standard setters trustees.
Almog’s appointment follows the departure of Tom Seidenstein who after more than 10 years left the Foundation.
Almog currently serves as director of the department of international affairs of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), the Israeli market regulator.
She was closely involved in the implementation of IFRS in Israel.