UPDATED ON: Thursday, July 16, 2009
Accounting Standards Oversight Council:
Gord Fowler, FCA,
Vice-Chair, Accounting Standards Board
From The Globe and Mail
Doug Hyndman, Chair of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Gord Fowler as Vice-Chair, Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) effective June 2009.
Gord Fowler, FCA, is a partner in the National Office of KPMG LLP, serving as the National Partner-in-Charge, Accounting Standards in KPMG’s Department of National Assurance and Professional Practice.
The Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) is an independent, volunteer body established by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants that serves the public interest by overseeing and providing input on the activities of the Accounting Standards Board and Public Sector Accounting Board. AcSOC’s responsibilities include appointing AcSOC, AcSB and PSAB members. Reporting to the public and comprised of representatives that include regulators, investors and other users, preparers and auditors of financial reports, AcSOC brings a broad perspective to complex issues facing standard setters in both the private and public sectors.