Smith’s appointment was announced by Sir Bryan Nicholson, chairman of the Financial Reporting Council.
He will also take over the chairmanship of the ASB’s public sector and not-for-profit committee when incumbent chairman Ken Wild steps down. His appointment will last until 30 November 2004.
In addition to his role as director of finance, property and business affairs at the BBC, he is also a member of the 100 Group of Finance Directors.
Mary Keegan is currently the chairwoman of the ASB. She replaced Sir David Tweedie when he became chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board last year.
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