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IFAC reappoints CEO

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has reappointed Kevin Dancey as its CEO for the a second term, beginning 1 June 2021 until 31 May 2024.

Dancey, who has led the organisation since 2019,has provided guidance on initiatives from the Monitoring Group, the Public Interest Oversight Board, the Global Public Policy Committee, and the independent standard-setting boards, while also managing the challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Commenting on his appointment, Dancey said: “It is an honour to continue my role as IFAC’s CEO. “While I am pleased with what we’ve been able to accomplish in the short time I’ve been here, especially with the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, I know there is more we can do for professional accountants worldwide. I look forward to working alongside the Board and the IFAC staff to push our profession further.”

IFAC president Alan Johnson said: “Kevin’s steadfast leadership on issues currently affecting the accountancy profession and IFAC’s membership has been invaluable. IFAC’s ability to serve as the voice of more than three million professional accountants worldwide is critical to the accountancy profession and the global financial architecture, and that voice is stronger with Kevin as CEO.”

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