Dr. Christoph Regierer appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of the (IDW)

02.10.2019 - Berlin - Dr. Christoph Regierer, Managing Partner of Mazars in Germany, was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of the IDW on 24 September 2019.

The Institute of Auditors in Germany (IDW) was founded in 1932 and represents, supports and promotes around 13,000 auditors and auditing companies. The IDW represents the interests of over eighty percent of all German auditors.

Dr. Regierer was already elected as Chairman of the IDW Regional Group Berlin in June and until September also as member of the Board of Directors of the IDW. In his new role, the auditor, tax advisor and lawyer wants to contribute his expertise in the field of digital transformation, a key topic of the industry.

Dr. Regierer: "Digitalization also poses great challenges for our industry, but at the same time we must understand it as an opportunity that must be seized. As Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of the IDW, I am looking forward to giving important impulses for the digital transformation of auditing in Germany."

Dr. Regierer also sees the changing professional profile of auditors as a further important topic: "New challenges on the client side and other developments are changing the requirements profile for auditors. This is a great opportunity to make the profession more attractive and to inspire young people for this profession".

Dr. Regierer has been with Mazars since 1992 and a partner since 1999. At IDW he is chairman of the "Family Business" working group and a member of the "Representation Letter" and "Company Succession" working groups. He is also a member of the Hidden Champions Institute - Board ESMT Berlin.

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