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Montagnon leaves ABI for FRC

Peter Montagnon joins FRC to focus on corporate and stewardship governance

The Financial
Reporting Council
has poached the
ABI’s
director of investment affairs Peter Montagnon.

Joining in early June, Montagnon will bring his vast experience in
representing investor views on audit and accounting issues as senior investment
advisor.

Montagnon has made regular appearances in Accountancy Age’s
Power
List
of influential figures on the profession.

“He will significantly enhance the FRC’s capabilities across all the areas of
its work important to investors, in particular providing valuable perspective
and input into the development of the UK Corporate Governance Code and the new
stewardship code for UK investors,” said chairman Sir Christopher Hogg.

Montagnon joins former colleague Stephen Haddrill at the council. Haddrill is
CEO at the FRC.

Further reading:

Investors
back restrictions on auditor liability

Investors
blast credit crunch knowledge gap

ABI
calls for private equity tax reform

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