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March 5, 2013

SEC reappoints two PCAOB members

Steven Harris and Jay Hanson have been reappointed to serve on the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Harris is reappointed to a second term ending 24 October 2017. He was first appointed to the PCAOB in 2008 and was previously senior vice president and special counsel for APCO Worldwide.

Hanson is reappointed to a second term ending 24 October 2018. He was first appointed as a PCAOB member in 2011. Previously, he served as national director of accounting at US accounting firm McGladrey & Pullen.

"I’m pleased to join my fellow commissioners in reappointing Harris and Hanson to serve as PCAOB board members, and I look forward to their continued service in a second term," SEC chair Elisse Walter said.

SEC chief accountant Paul Beswick added as the PCAOB has a number of "important initiatives underway" the regulator is pleased it will continue to navigate these with Harris, Hanson, and the rest of the Board.

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

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