TORONTO, April 8 /CNW/ - Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMA Ontario), the leader in
management accounting in Ontario, celebrates its 70th anniversary on April 9, 2011. For the past 70 years, CMA Ontario has
been a driving force in the field of management accounting, awarding
the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation to qualified
professionals across Ontario. CMA Ontario was originally established by
provincial legislation that passed on April 9, 1941.
To commemorate this milestone, CMA Ontario rang the bell to open the
Toronto Stock Exchange this morning. For photos and video footage,
please visit: www.tmx.com.
"I am so proud of how far CMA Ontario has come and how much it has
grown. In the past five years alone, the number of CMA graduates has
grown 100%. This remarkable growth is indicative of how high demand is
for CMAs within organizations across the province," said Merv Hillier,
MBA, FCMA, C.Dir., CMC, President and Chief Executive Officer of CMA
"Over the past 70 years, we have made great strides as an association
and a profession, and we look forward to another 70 years of success,"
CMAs are strategic and financial management professionals in small,
medium and large businesses across the province and in all sectors of
the economy. CMAs are big picture thinkers who do more than just
measure value, they create it.
About the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (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
SOURCE Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
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