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External Reporting Board Appointment

External Reporting Board Appointment


Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced the appointment of Jane Taylor as a member of the External Reporting Board (XRB) for a five year term.

“Jane Taylor has worked in various industries across the public and private sector and her blend of legal, financial and governance experience will be particularly valuable to the XRB as it continues to develop our financial reporting framework under the Financial Reporting Act 2013,” says Mr Foss.

Ms Taylor is succeeding Ralph Simpson who has resigned from the Board.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ralph Simpson for his contribution to the XRB over the last five years,” says Mr Foss.

Background
Jane Taylor is a lawyer and a chartered accountant. She has extensive experience in commerce, governance and law. Ms Taylor is currently Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, Director of Radio New Zealand and Independent Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for Silver Fern Farms Limited.

The External Reporting Board is an independent Crown entity responsible for financial reporting strategy and the development and issuing of accounting and auditing and assurance standards in New Zealand.

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