November 23, 2015

CAQ’s Fornelli to Serve on ICGN Accounting and Audit Committee

Washington, DC – Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Executive Director Cindy Fornelli has been appointed to the Accounting and Auditing Committee of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). Established in 1995 as an investor-led organization, ICGN's mission is to promote effective standards of corporate governance and investor stewardship to advance efficient markets and sustainable economies worldwide.

The objective of ICGN's Accounting and Audit Committee is to ensure that corporate and audit reporting meet the needs of investors and are prepared in accordance with high quality standards and assurance. 

“I am honored to support ICGN’s efforts to facilitate discourse and provide thought leadership on the important issue of high quality financial reporting,” said Fornelli. “I look forward to working with the committee to the benefit of investors worldwide.”

“The ICGN Accounting and Auditing Committee welcomes Cindy Fornelli as a new member and looks forward to working with Cindy to promote high quality financial reports and audits,” said Gary Buesser, the committee’s co-chair and a Director at Lazard Asset Management.

Committee members serve for a term of six-years.

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The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. The CAQ fosters high quality performance by public company auditors, convenes and collaborates with other stakeholders to advance the discussion of critical issues requiring action and intervention, and advocates policies and standards that promote public company auditors’ objectivity, effectiveness, and responsiveness to dynamic market conditions. Based in Washington, DC, with an office in New York, NY, the CAQ is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs. For more information, visit www.thecaq.org.