ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants), the certification division of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), announced the most recent group of leading performers on its CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) examination.
IMA Europe is especially proud that two of its members were awarded ICMA medals for their exceptional performances. Of the 5,726 individuals who took the CMA exam in English, Nicolas P. Lehmann from Bottmingen, Switzerland achieved the highest exam score and was awarded an ICMA Gold Medal. The ICMA Bronze Medal for the third highest exam score went to David Unterdorfer, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Both European exam winners attended CMA exam preparation courses offered at their respective universities: Nicolas P. Lehmann attended the CMA course at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. For more information about the CMA program offered by the University of St. Gallen, please visit http://www.aca.unisg.ch/de/education/cma.
David Unterdorfer attended the CMA course at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) Erasmus University. For more information about the CMA program offered by RSM, please visit http://www.rsm.nl/master/msc-programmes/mscba-accounting-financial-management/.
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IMA Announces Record Numbers
IMA announced record growing numbers in their 2014 Annual report, which details the fiscal year from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. With now more than 72,900 members globally and a 23-percent rise in international members, IMA achieved its highest membership in 15 years. The report also shows that the number of CMA candidates rose by 19 percent from the previous year, totaling worldwide 22,277 candidates. To view the digital report, visit http://www.imanet.org/2014-Annual-Report/.
IMA Opens Early Bird Registration for 96th Annual Conference & Expo
IMA recently also announced Early Bird registration for its 96th Annual Conference & Expo, held at The Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles on June 20-24, 2015. Nearly 1,000 professionals from large and small businesses, public corporations, academic institutions and government agencies are expected to attend the conference, providing attendees with the opportunity to create strong business leads, meet potential customers and find new ways to explore their career in management accounting. Early Bird registration will be available through March 27, 2015. For complete information on the Annual Conference and registration, visit: www.imaconference.org. Attendees can join the conversation at #IMA15ACE.
About IMA (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 70,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Middle East/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.