NEW YEAR, NEW PCAOB BOARD: Incoming chairman seeks to advance "sustainable" audit quality.

Author:McCollum, T.
Position::Practices/Update - Brief article

The U.S. Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has an all-new look. William Duhnke III was sworn in as PCAOB chairman last month and four new board members have been appointed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Duhnke most recently was the majority staff director and general counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. He replaces James Doty, who was appointed chairman in 2011. Upon taking office, Duhnke said his goals are "developing a collaborative and consensus-based approach to the PCAOB's programs and operations and advancing sustainable audit quality...

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