The Board of EFRAG appointed Chiara Del Prete as chairperson at its meeting held on 29 January 2019. Her mandate will start on 1 April 2019.
Chiara Del Prete, partner based in Milan, has been leading the Firm’s banking advisory services in Italy since 2016. She has been advising the main financial institutions as they faced the challenges of financial reporting, corporate reporting and banking regulatory developments. Her experience is a unique combination of skills and knowledge developed as senior officer in one of the major Italian banks, at EFRAG and as an auditor before joining Mazars. As Chairperson of the EFRAG TEG, Chiara will lead the technical activities of EFRAG and will provide expert recommendations to the EFRAG Board in its advisory role to the European Commission on whether newly issued or revised IFRS Standards meet the criteria in the IAS Regulation for endorsement for use in the EU.
Reacting to her appointment, Hervé Hélias, Chairman and CEO of Mazars, said: “We are very proud of Chiara’s appointment. She combines a unique set of expertise with vast experience especially in the financial industry. I am sure she will be an outstanding chairman. It is also a great reward for Mazars and its capacity to grow and develop talented individuals.”
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