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ACCA congratulates Alan Johnson on becoming President of IFAC, and welcomes new deputy president Asmaa Resmouki


17 Nov 2020



Following the official announcement from IFAC (the International Federation of Accountants) about Alan Johnson FCCA’s election to president for 2020 – 2022, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) offers its congratulations to both Mr Johnson and IFAC’s newly elected deputy president Asmaa Resmouki.

Helen Brand OBE, chief executive of ACCA says: ‘Alan is a Fellow of ACCA and has an illustrious career which spans over three decades on the international stage. As president of IFAC, we at ACCA know that Alan will champion the profession with energy and enthusiasm, especially as accountants continue to support and help economies deal with the pandemic and look to recovery ahead.

‘We also welcome Asmaa Resmouki’s election as IFAC’s deputy president. Ms. Resmouki has immense experience of audit and governance which are so important to showing the value of the profession in these challenging times. We look forward to continuing our work with IFAC to demonstrate the public value the profession brings to business and society.’

Alan Johnson is profiled in the latest edition of AB magazine and will also be a speaker at the European Business & Nature Summit on “Green economic recovery – Reshaping business for nature and people” on 8-9 December 2020, of which ACCA is an organising partner, and  a panellist and keynote speaker at two ACCA events in December which are free for attendees:

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ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We’re a thriving global community of 227,000 members and 544,000 future members based in 176 countries and regions that upholds the highest professional and ethical values.

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