ICAC Admits CMA-Canada as Affiliate Member

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) has admitted CMA-Canada (Certified Management Accountants of Canada) as its fifth affiliate member body. CMA is a global designation based in Canada which focuses on developing professionals whose expertise is grounded in accounting integrated with management and strategy.

CMA-Canada’s affiliate membership was approved at the ICAC’s 22nd Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort, Bahamas. “As part of our strategic mandate, the ICAC has been seeking to expanding its reach within the region as well as its association with global accountancy bodies such as CMA-Canada.

We are pleased to have CMA as our newest affiliate member and we look forward to partnering with that body as we advance initiatives to enhance the development of the regional accountancy profession,” ICAC President, Harryram Parmesar stated. “CMA-Canada is a partnership of regional jurisdictions working together to achieve a unified vision, and which is guided by an affiliation agreement that is based on mutual and professional The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) has admitted CMA-Canada (Certified Management Accountants of Canada) as its fifth affiliate member body. CMA is a global designation based in Canada which focuses on developing professionals whose expertise is grounded in accounting integrated with management and strategy.

"In the last two years, CMA has worked with academic partners and companies throughout the Caribbean to introduce top-tier accreditation programs as well as new professional development opportunities. In parallel with this, we are inspired by the opportunities that exist through strong networks and partnerships, and thus, joining the ICAC in June, 2010, has been an exciting achievement on our path toward being fully integrated into the Caribbean business community," states Nancy Foran, CEO for CMA in Nova Scotia, Bermuda and the Caribbean.

“CMA-Canada looks forward to working with the ICAC to help strengthen the broader accounting community throughout the Caribbean and building a strong profession that will meet the future demands of our global economy,” she added. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) is the internationally recognized umbrella body for the accountancy profession in the Caribbean, with seven member institutes and a network of approximately 3,500 accountancy professionals. The ICAC is the dedicated to advancing the interest of accountants within the Caribbean region through the promotion of internationally acceptable standards and best practices, thought leadership, research and continuing professional development.

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