The inaugural International Accounting Forum and Awards (IAFA) held at the Waldorf Hilton London on 29 June awarded global advisory and accounting network HLB International the Circit Network of the Year 2022 award.  

The award acknowledges the organisation as a reputable brand that consistently delivers high quality professional services. It is awarded to a multi-firm organisation that has demonstrated profitable growth strategies during the past 12 months and have excelled in key strategic and operational areas.  

HLB had strong competition from fellow networks Moore Global, Russell Bedford, and Reanda International. Moore Global placed as runner-up. HLB stood out due to its substantial growth over 2021. 

HLB International chair Corney Versteden said, “I am delighted to accept this prestigious Network of the Year award on behalf of HLB International. 

Our innovative thinking over 2021 ensured that we closed the year on a record breaking high. Our global community are at the heart of what we do. We are committed to constantly reviewing our processes to adapt to changing market conditions to improve the impact of HLB firms globally.” 

He concludes, “At HLB, we strive to create a better future for our people, clients and the communities we operate in.”  

The winners of all 15 awards are announced here.