Professor Utz Schäffer, Director of the Institute of Management Accounting and Control (IMC), has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Controllers (ICV), on 28 May, 2020. Before Utz Schäffer’s election, Professor Jürgen Weber, also Director if the IMC, stepped down from his position as Chairman of the Board of Trustees after 12 years of service. On behalf of the whole Board of Trustees, Utz Schäffer thanked his predecessor for his inspiration, his fresh perspectives and for the many bridges that he has built over time. Jürgen Weber will continue to serve as an active member of both, the Board of Trustees and the Association.
With approx. 6,500 members who are performing practical controlling in small, medium-sized and large companies, the ICV provides a meeting platform for controllers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and 12 other European countries. The Board of Trustees advises the Managing Committee on all-important matters of the Association, in particular on its General Policy Guidelines.