IFAC Announces New Board Members

Nov 17, 2011 | New York, New York | English

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the global organization for the accountancy profession with members and associates in 127 countries, today announced at the IFAC Council meeting in Berlin, Germany, that five new members have been appointed to the IFAC Board:  Ms. Rachel Grimes, Mr. Ahmadi Hadibroto, Mr. Ganapathy Ramaswamy, Mr. Makoto Shinohara, and Mr. Masum Turker. The IFAC Council also re-elected Mr. Steven Vieweg for a second term of service.

These appointments bring additional diversity and balance with respect to gender, geographical region, and professional experience.

About IFAC
IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of 167 members and associates in 127 countries and jurisdictions, representing approximately 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce. 

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Note to Editors – IFAC Board Members November 2011-November 2012:

Göran Tidström (President)
Warren Allen (Deputy President)
Jelil Bouraoui, Tunisia
Ramon Casals, Spain
Kevin Dancey, Canada
Ingrid Doerga, Netherlands
Ana Maria Elorrieta, Brazil
Rachel Grimes*, Australia
Ahmadi Hadibroto*, Indonesia
Robert Harris, United States
Robert Hodgkinson, United Kingdom
Japheth Katto, Uganda
Olivia Kirtley, United States
Norbert Pfitzer, Germany
Jacques Potdevin, France
Ganapathy Ramaswamy*, India
Marta Rejman, United Kingdom
Roberto Resa, Mexico
Makoto Shinohara*, Japan
Masum Turker*, Turkey
Steven Vieweg**, Canada
Zhiguo Yang, China

* New IFAC Board members as of November 2011
** IFAC Board member reappointed for a second term in November 2011


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