The prestigious 2015 International Accounting Bulletin Awards celebrate worldwide best practice in accounting and are based on individual excellence, innovative practices and commercial performance.
The judges recognised the great strides INPACT has made toward becoming a stronger global force over the past 12 months. The Association now has over 140 members firms in over 60 countries making it one of the largest international associations of accountancy firms in the world.
The judges also praised the significant progress it demonstrated toward its long-term goals, in particular global integration of its member firms.
Speaking about the awards, INPACT International President Lena Fiedler said:
“We are delighted to have won the IAB’s ‘Rising Star Association’ of the year. The award reflects the successful implementation of our long-term strategy and our commitment to providing innovative ways to support the needs of our member firms, whilst continuing to grow the Association.”
Commenting on the awards, INPACT International Executive Director Tendai White said:
“I am delighted that we have been recognised in these Awards. The Association is forging ever closer circles with its Members and we have a strong sense of shared purpose. This is translating itself into an innovative and supportive body that welcomes new members and fosters sharing of best practice.”
Amongst the IAB’s independent judging panel were Ndungu Gathinji, former chairman of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and former IFAC board member; Jane Howard, Partner, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co; and Mark Koziel, Vice President - Firm Services & Global Alliances, AICPA.