Kellas is appointed IAASB chair
KPMG partner John Kellas has been appointed chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board by the board of the International Federation of Accountants.
Also the chair of KPMG’s assurance technical committee, Kellas has served on the IAASB and its predecessor since October 2000. He also co-chaired a taskforce of the IAASB and US Auditing Standards Board. ‘Kellas has the experience and integrity to chair the IAASB,’ said IFAC president Rene Ricol.