CIBC won the CIMA Mayor's Trophy for 2015 in an exciting match Saturday with the TTC cricket team. The employee cricket team from the Toronto Sun won the CIMA Media Trophy and PwC won the CIMA Accountants’ Trophy.
Among the many enthusiastic spectators at the event, held in Sunnybrook Park, were Mayor John Tory, Kevin McGurgan, British Consul General Toronto and Director-General UKTI Canada Helen Berhane , Chair of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants® (CIMA).
In addition, Myriam Madden, CIMA President, United Kingdom, Arlene Thomas, Senior Vice President of Management Accounting and Global Markets at the AICPA and Mahes Wickramasinghe Chief Strategy Officer, Canadian Tire were all present during this event.
The event is held in partnership with CIMA, CIBC, Rogers, Newstalk 1010, Toronto Sun, CBC, Metro News, ONESTOP Network and Tom's Place. Several other community partners joined CIMA in supporting this year’s event.
The 11th annual CIMA Mayor's Trophy is a great opportunity to highlight outstanding Toronto cricketers.
'The CIMA Mayor's Trophy has been influential in connecting diverse communities, welcoming new players and growing immensely in popularity', said Mayor John Tory. 'The tournament always brings out the top players in Toronto and showcases the popular sport for both novice and seasoned enthusiasts.'
'As Chair of the Canadian Branch, I am tremendously proud of the CIMA Mayor's Trophy. The success of this volunteer-run event is yet another example of the ingenuity and dedication that is typical of CIMA members,' said Helen Berhane
The Mayor's Trophy, with the help of a myriad of sponsors and community partners, helps to bring cricket to the broader Toronto community.
Another CIMA initiative, the fourth annual CIMA Mayor's School Cricket Tournament for the CIBC Trophy, was played in May of this year. Additionally, Mayor’s School Cricket team will travel to Sri Lanka through CIMA Cricket Across the Pond program.
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