Arnold Schilder has been reappointed chair of
the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB)
for a second three year term.

Schilder will continue to lead the IAASB as it
works to set auditing and assurance standards and facilitate the
convergence of standards around the world.

He will also play a key role in guiding the
IAASB to enhance the quality and uniformity of audit practice
internationally by promoting the adoption and implementation of its
ISAs.

Schilder is set to steer the board as it
develops new standards addressing assurance services on greenhouse
gas statements and pro forma financial information.

Schilder’s second term three year term will
not begin until January 2012 and International Federation of
Accountants chief executive Ian Ball said the continuity will
create stability for the IAASB’s operations.

“[Schilder’s] leadership has enabled the IAASB
to make significant progress on standards for review and
compilation engagements, which are particularly relevant to small-
and medium-sized practices,” Ball said.
From PwC to Basel

Between 1972 and 1998, Schilder worked for
PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Netherlands. He became an
international audit partner in 1985.

In 1994 and 1995, Schilder served as the
president of Dutch accounting body Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut
van Registeraccountants (NIVRA).

From 1998 to 2008 he was a member of the Dutch
Central Bank managing board.

Schilder also served as the chairman of the
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s Accounting Task Force from
1999 to 2006.

 

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