Russell Bedford International

Russell Bedford representative elected Vice Chairman of ICPAK, Kenya

Press Release   •   Nov 24, 2010 11:09 GMT

Abdulwahid Aboo, managing partner of the Russell Bedford network's correspondent firm in Kenya, has been elected Vice Chairman of the Council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

He has been on the Council of ICPAK for the last five years. He is also on various committees such as the Practitioners Development committee, which he currently chairs. In addition, he serves on the Small and Medium Practitioners committee and was a founding member of the Audit Quality Assurance committee.

Abdulwahid Aboo has been in the accounting profession for more than 35 years. He established his audit firm, recently rebranded as AAC Kenya, in 1980.

His firm offers a comprehensive range of professional services including accounting, auditing, tax consulting and compliance, management consulting, corporate finance assistance and investment advice. AAC Kenya has been affiliated with the Russell Bedford International network since 2005.

ICPAK is a statutory body established under the Accountants Act, 2008 for the regulation of the accountancy profession in Kenya. It serves as the umbrella body that oversees the activities of qualified and registered Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). It also acts as the profession's mouthpiece in Kenya and holds membership in IFAC, the international accountancy organisation.

For further information, contact Abdulwahid Aboo on +254 41 2223917.  Alternatively, visit the website www.russellbedford.com .

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Note to Editors

Established in 1983, Russell Bedford International is a global network of independent firms of accountants, auditors, tax advisers and business consultants.

Ranked amongst the world's leading accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 460 partners, 5000 staff and 200 offices in more than 80 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

All Russell Bedford affiliates are well-established firms offering international business advice and services to local and multinational clients.  Most provide a full range of services comprising accounting, auditing, tax advice, general business guidance and financial consulting.  In addition, many have special expertise in particular fields, such as international taxation or information technology.

In January 2008 Russell Bedford International was named one of the first 17 full members of the IFAC Forum of Firms after reporting it had implemented a globally coordinated quality assurance programme, committed to the use of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics requirements.

Issued by:

Kempton Bedell-Harper
Marketing Director
Russell Bedford International
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