PracticeAuditNew audit quality boss at the accounting watchdog

New audit quality boss at the accounting watchdog

PwC's Marek Grabowski set to take over from Jon Grant as executive director of the APB

Marek Grabowski is set to take charge of the
Auditing Practices
Board
, taking over from Jon Grant.

Grabowksi retires as a partner at
PricewaterhouseCoopers
on 31 December, taking on the role on 1 March.

Jon Grant steps down after 14 years as boss but he will continue to work
within the accounting watchdog on a part-time basis. He will also continue to
serve as a member of the
International
Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
.

“Marek is well placed to lead APB’s work in the coming years. He has
extensive experience as a client service partner both as an auditor and
reporting on capital market prospectuses. He has also spent periods acting as a
technical support partner dealing with complex auditing and accounting issues
internationally,” said Richard Fleck, APB chairman.

The APB is an arm of the
Financial Reporting
Council
.

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