Andersen Partner Named to FASB
On July 1, G. Michael Crooch will begin serving his five-year term on the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). He replaces James J. Leisenring, whose term will expire.
Crooch is a partner and director of the International Professional Standards Group at Arthur Andersen.
No stranger to regulations and standard-setting, he also has been involved for years with the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)in a number of positions, including the International Accounting Standards Committee, where he was a delegate and a member of the Executive Committee.
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