UPDATED ON: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC):
Gordon Fowler, FCA,
Chair, Accounting Standards Board
From The Globe and Mail
The Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Fowler as Chair of the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB), effective November 1, 2010.
Mr. Fowler recently retired from KMPG LLP as the National Partner-in-Charge for Accounting Standards. He has worked in their New York, Calgary, Toronto and National Offices.
Mr. Fowler has extensive experience in the areas of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), and was a past member of the KPMG International IFRS Panel.
A member of the Accounting Standards Board for five years, Mr. Fowler has held the positions of Vice-Chair of the AcSB, Chair of the AcSB’s Foreign Currency Translation Task Force, Co-Chair of the Securities Regulations Advisory Group, and was an Emerging Issues Committee member.