IASB welcomes appointment of Russ Golden as Chairman of FASB

 24 April 2013

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) congratulates Russ Golden on his appointment as Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB commented: "Russ is an excellent choice to serve as Chairman of the FASB. He commands great respect among all of our Board members. I would also like to place on record my thanks to Leslie Seidman and wish her well in the future."



Chris Welsh, Communications Manager, IFRS Foundation
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Email: cwelsh@ifrs.org 
Mark Byatt, Director of Communications and External Affairs, IFRS Foundation
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