Bob’s focus in this role is ensuring the promotion, adoption and support for Integrated Reporting <IR> in the North America region – and specifically as a priority, the USA – encompassing awareness-raising, advocacy, focused engagement and providing oversight and support on all IIRC region-specific activities.
Bob previously led the Treasury Controller Group at Microsoft Corporation. The Treasury Controller Group is responsible for the accounting and disclosure for Microsoft’s $100 billion Treasury Portfolio. The Treasury Controller Group is also responsible for the accounting and disclosure for taxes, stock-based compensation, and acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2000, Bob was an Industry Fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) where he was responsible for coordinating the activities of the Emerging Issues Task Force. Prior to joining the FASB, Bob spent eight years at General Motors.