Media Advisory 03/10/20

FASB Appoints Two New Members to Emerging Issues Task Force


Norwalk, CT, March 10, 2020—Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Chairman Russell G. Golden today announced the appointment of two new members to the Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF), effective immediately.

The new members are:
  • Kevin McBride, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, Intel Corporation, and
  • Jeffrey Nickell, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP. 
“On behalf of the EITF and the FASB, I am pleased to welcome Kevin McBride and Jeffrey Nickell to the Task Force,” stated EITF Chair and FASB Member Susan M. Cosper. “Each brings to his new role extensive experience in technical accounting issues, and we look forward to their contributions to EITF discussions.”

The EITF assists the FASB in improving financial reporting through the timely identification, discussion, and resolution of financial accounting issues. Members are chosen from a cross section of FASB stakeholders, including public accounting firms, preparers of financial statements, and users of financial statements.

Kevin McBride and Jeffrey Nickell fill seats vacated by James Campbell, vice president and corporate controller of Alphabet, and Robert Uhl, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, whose EITF terms concluded.

“Jim Campbell and Bob Uhl contributed valuable, expert insights to EITF discussions,” added Ms. Cosper. “On behalf of the FASB and the EITF, I am pleased to thank them for their service on the task force.”

More information about the EITF and its members is available at the FASB website.