Sir David Tweedie in Accounting Hall of Fame

BVWireIssue #131-4
August 28, 2013

Our congratulations to Sir David Tweedie, chairman of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), who has been inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame. Sir David's induction occurred at the American Accounting Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. The Accounting Hall of Fame is located at Ohio State University and has honored 90 accountants since its inception in 1950.

Sir David is the former chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and was also chairman of the U.K. Accounting Standards Board. He overhauled U.K. GAAP and spearheaded the adoption of IFRS in over 100 countries.

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