The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, which are responsible for the governance and oversight of IASB, have announced the appointment of Dr. Andreas Barckow as the IASB Chair, effective July 2021. He will succeed Hans Hoogervorst, who is slated to complete his second five-year term in June 2021. Dr. Barckow has served as President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany since 2015. His contributions at both international and European levels have helped shape the development and future direction of IFRS standards worldwide. He has been an active participant in numerous advisory bodies to the IFRS Foundation and IASB, including membership of the IASB’s Accounting Standards Advisory Forum and the IFRS Advisory Council. IFRS Foundation Trustees also announced appointments to the IFRS Advisory Council from January 01, 2021, for a three-year period.
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