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COSO Seeking New Board Chair; Highly Qualified IMA Members Encouraged to Apply

Friday, January 9, 2009

IMA members interested in applying for this position may forward a résumé/CV and a letter of interest to Jeff Thomson, IMA president and CEO, at

COSO is seeking a new Board Chair. The elected position will commence on June 1, 2009 for a three-year term. As one of COSO’s five sponsoring organizations, highly qualified IMA members are encouraged to apply for this influential global position.

The COSO Board Chair provides strategic oversight for COSO, serves as the organization’s key representative to the external marketplace (SEC, PCAOB, U.S. Department of Treasury, and related global organizations), and is a voting member of the COSO Board of Directors. Candidates for the Board Chair position must be highly experienced and recognized thought leaders in risk management, internal controls, governance, and fraud deterrence.

IMA members can read issue #148 of ION that was released on January 13, 2009 to view the full Summary Position Description of the COSO Board Chair and COSO’s Mission and Operating Policies.