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Sir David Tweedie inducted into Accounting Hall of Fame

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Aug 13, 2013

Sir David Tweedie, former chairman of the IASB, was inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame on August 5, 2013. Sir David's induction occurred at the American Accounting Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California. The Accounting Hall of Fame is located at Ohio State University and has honored 90 accountants since its inception in 1950.

Sir David was chairman of the IASB for 10 years and served another decade before that as chairman of the UK Accounting Standards Board. He overhauled UK GAAP and spearheaded the adoption of IFRS in over 100 countries. Sir David now serves as chairman of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) Board of Trustees.

The IASB published a short press release on its website about Sir David's induction into the Hall of Fame. A detailed press release can be found on the Ohio State University Web site.

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