The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) last Friday announced the election of Warren Allen as the new President of the global accounting body. Olivia Kirtley has also been elected as Deputy President.
Both Warren and Olivia had served the accounting profession in various capacities. Both were in Malaysia during the World Congress of Accountants in 2010 and in many other occasions.
The sole representative on the IFAC Board from ASEAN is Ahmadi Hadibroto from Indonesia. Malaysia used to be represented by Tan Sri Abdul Samad Alias a number of years ago.
The full announcement from IFAC could be accessed here.