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Thursday 17 October 2019

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Advisory Council members


Robert Koethner


Robert Koethner, IFRS Advisory Council

Robert Koethner is the Chief Accounting Officer of Daimler AG.

He represents European Issuers and The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) on the IFRS Advisory Council. European Issuers is the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level, campaigning on the issues that most influence the companies’ performance. ERT is a forum that brings together Chief Executives and Chairmen of major multinational companies of European parentage covering a wide range of industrial and technological sectors.

His previous roles include various management positions within Daimler’s Accounting and Financial Reporting Department. He is an elected member on the Administrative Board of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany and also an active member of the External Corporate Reporting working group of the German Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft.

He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the Wayne State University, Michigan, USA and a German Business Administration degree of the Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany.