LONDON, ON, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Local business leader Sam Bayley has
been awarded the 2012 CMA Community Ambassador Award.
The $5,000 award, a joint initiative of the Certified Management
Accountants of Ontario and the London Economic Development Corporation,
helps a local individual advance their career in business and
contribute to the future success of the region.
Sam's award will assist him in his pursuit of the Certified Management
Accountant designation. He will also participate in several community
"In today's competitive marketplace, successful careers require ongoing
training and skills development. I am honoured to receive the CMA
Community Ambassador Award and am proud to be pursuing my CMA
designation in order to stay ahead of the curve", said Sam.
"I am delighted that Sam is creating new possibilities for his career
through the CMA designation", said Deborah Clarke, Regional Director of
Marketing for CMA Ontario. "Sam is an excellent example of a creative
and innovative executive who wants to drive organizational value and
results through a CMA designation".
In his role of Vice President of Operations for Iceculture Inc., Sam
helps lead an established and creative global exporter in the London
region. Together with the Iceculture leadership team, Sam has
developed a sound succession plan for a company that is recognized
worldwide as a key player in the hospitality ice industry.
"Sam has demonstrated leadership in our community through his mentorship
role with the Huron Manufacturing Association", said Peter White,
President and CEO of the London Economic Development Corporation. "The
new accounting, management and strategy skills he will learn through
the CMA curriculum will serve to make him an event stronger leader and
mentor for our region".
About CMA Ontario
The Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is a self-governing
professional organization that awards the Certified Management
Accountant (CMA) designation to qualified candidates in Ontario. With
some 25,000 members, CMA Ontario is an integral part of a profession
that is 50,000 members strong across Canada and around the world. CMA
Ontario maintains rigorous standards of accreditation and
professionalism in management accounting to protect the public
interest. In 2012, CMA Ontario was granted status by the Public
Accountants Council of Ontario (PAC) as an Authorized Designated Body
to license and govern Certified Management Accountants to practise
Image with caption: "Deborah Clarke, Regional Director, Marketing, CMA Ontario; Sam Bayley, Vice President Operations, Ice Cultures Inc. (award recipient); Peter White, President and CEO, LEDC; Robert Collins, Director, Workforce Development, LEDC (CNW Group/Certified Management Accountants of Ontario)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120920_C8223_PHOTO_EN_18171.jpg
SOURCE: Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
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