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AstraZeneca finance chief joins ASB

UK standards setter, the Accounting Standards Board, has appointed Jonathan Symonds as its newest member.

Link: ASB to persuade insurers on new accounting regime

Symonds is chief financial officer at pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, a position he has held since 1997.

He will be a member of the ASB until 31 October 2006, Sir Bryan Nicholson, chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, announced yesterday.

Symonds other roles include being non-executive chairman at Qinetiq and joint chairman of the Business Tax Forum. He is also due to become chairman of the 100 Group of Finance Directors in November.

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