In a March 27 press release, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”) announced the appointment of Robert “Bob” Dohrer, CPA, as the organization’s chief auditor. Dohrer will replace Charles Landes, CPA, who is also the AICPA’s vice president of professional standards – public accounting. Landes will retire in early 2019, but he will help with the transition when Dohrer joins the AICPA in October.
Dohrer currently serves as global leader, quality and risk, for a multi-national network of accounting firms based in London. In his role as AICPA chief auditor, he will serve as the organization’s expert on topics such as domestic and international auditing, attestation, internal control and enterprise risk management. Also, Dohrer will head the AICPA’s Public Accounting Professional Standards team and provide strategic direction to the Auditing Standards Board and Accounting and Review Services Committee.