Business leaders present their companies to an international audience and participate in conferences which focus on quality case studies.
ISLQ Award presented in Paris
The annual Leadership in Quality Convention take place in France, at the Palais des Congres de Paris and the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile.
Grant Thornton - RUSSIAN APPRAISAL of Russia received the prestigious ISLQ Award on behalf of its General Director, Mr. Dmitry Kuvaldin and its First Deputy General Director, Mr. Sergey Tishakov from the President of the ISLQ, Jose E. Prieto.
The ISLQ Award is granted according to the criteria of the QC100 quality model
, implemented in over 100 countries, and will be sponsored by ImarPress, along with its 26 different publications. This event is dedicated to supporting successful businesses from different countries in their commitment to achieving exceptional leadership, quality and innovation. Business leaders will present their companies to an international audience and participate in conferences which will focus on quality case studies.
The Palais des Congres de Paris is situated in the heart of Paris, at the core of the business districts 8 and 16. It has enjoyed an active, central role in the promotion of the City of Light's cultural interests since its creation in 1974.
Some exemplars of previous winners of this acclaimed award include Grant Thornton, whose Russian Appraisal received the ISLQ
on behalf of its General Director, Mr. Dmitry Kuvaldin and its First Deputy General Director, Mr. Sergey Tishakov at the International Quality Convention in Geneva, in 2010 (see photo). Grant Thornton is a worldwide professional services network of independent accounting and consulting member firms with public and private clients in more than 100 countries. It boasts over 35,000 personnel and reported revenues of 3.7 billion USD.
According to Vault's Top 50 Accounting Firms for 2013, Grant Thornton was ranked second overall, just missing out on the #1 ranking to Ernst & Young. It has also earned the title "Auditor of the Year" according to the FDs' Excellence Awards. Its innovative "Reason and Instinct" campaign has established the company as the global leader in assisting businesses that are seeking to tap into their endless potential for growth. Just last year, several of Grant Thornton's member firms enjoyed strategic mergers with companies located in the world's most promising economies. These included a merger with Russian assurance and consulting service provider, Rosexpertiza, another with audit, advisory and IPO firm Ascenda CPA in China, as well as a merger with several former BDO offices in Australia. With quality as the focus of its development, in the same year Grant Thornton was awarded the International Quality Summit Award by Jose E. Prieto, President of the Summit, in New York.