The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Irba) has named Imre Nagy as  CEO, giving much-needed continuity to an industry regulator trying to repair its image that was marred by a string of high-profile audit failures. 

Nagy was acting CEO of Irba since February 2021 after Jenitha John stepped down as the head of the organisation less than three weeks after then-finance minister Tito Mboweni dissolved the auditing watchdog’s board. Nagy has been with Irba for almost a decade. Before he was appointed acting CEO, he  was director of inspections at the auditing oversight body...

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