The Accounting Hall of Fame inducts a new member for 2013: Sir David Tweedie
Accounting Hall of Fame Members attending 2013 induction ceremony (left to right): Gary John Previts, James Leisenring, Thomas Richard Dyckman, Sir David Tweedie, Robert Henry Herz, and William Henry Beaver
Robert H. Herz (right) presents certificate to Sir David Tweedie during induction ceremony
Columbus, OH – Sir David Tweedie, former chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, was inducted into The Accounting Hall of Fame on August 5, 2013, in a brief ceremony at the American Accounting Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California.
The award was presented to Sir David by the former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standard Board and Accounting Hall of Fame Member, Robert H. Herz. The event was attended by 60 people including representatives from the IASB, FASB, SEC, PCAOB, AICPA, and various accounting firms, universities, and business organizations.
The Accounting Hall of Fame's international board of electors select one or two honorees each year. Ninety influential and respected accountants from academe, accounting practice, government and business have been elected to the Accounting Hall of Fame since its establishment in 1950 at The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business.
Sir David Philip Tweedie
This champion of integrity in international financial reporting has led the development of underlying standards both in the United Kingdom and around the globe. Deep understanding of the issues, tireless dedication to the task, and boundless wit and good humor are the hallmarks of his leadership through a period of great progress toward a coherent approach to international financial reporting.