Edelfried Schneider Appointed President of Accountancy Europe
16 December 2016
Prof. Dr. W. Edelfried Schneider was appointed as President of Accountancy Europe, formerly the Federation of European Accountants (FEE).
He has been a board member of the Brussels Association, which unites 50 professional auditing organizations from 37 countries, since 2013. He will hold the position for the next two years.
“As Deputy President, I was able to represent the interests of almost a million professional persons in the last two years and now I am looking forward to continuing this work as the person with primary responsibility”, Schneider said.
A priority task during his term in office will be to counter the rapidly increasing bureaucratization of the European industry by the EU. Another central task he sees is to advance the digitization of the auditors’ work as best as possible.
Prof. Schneider is Managing Director of HLB Dr. Dienst & Partner and an Executive Committee member of HLB International.
HLB International is a global network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers. Formed in 1969, we service clients through our member firms in 158 countries, with 29,363 partners and staff in 795 offices worldwide.
Learn more about us and tell us what matters to you by visiting www.hlb.global
HLB refers to the HLB International network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.hlb.global/legal for further details.
© 2020 HLB International limited. All rights reserved.
Get in touch
Whatever your question our global team will point you in the right directionStart the conversation
Sign up for HLB insights newsletters
HLB expands its global reach and welcomes HLB Tajikistan
DUSHANBE – Established in 2012 and previously part of BDO Tajikistan, HLB Tajikistan joins one of the fastest growing networks.
Tackling unconscious bias is the key to driving greater diversity and inclusion within the professional services industry
LONDON – A lack of diversity within leadership among professional services firms is a direct consequence of biased behaviours that exists within the industry.