T 0 U C H E , R O S S , B A I L E Y & S M A R T
THE COMMITTEE AT LUNCH
Discussing the actions taken during the
morning session are the Committee's
Chairman — Robin Adams (R) and Secretary
— Jim Johnston.
The International Committee held its annual fall meeting
in the heather covered hills of Scotland. The date
(September 16-18) and the place (Gleneagles Hotel) were
planned to fit in with the September meeting of the European
Congress of Accountants in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Most of our European associates were represented at the
latter meeting, and several special TRB&S events were
Despite the lure of three beautiful golf courses, the
quiet atmosphere at Gleneagles was conducive to work.
A longer than usual meeting had been planned to give the
full Committee an opportunity for extensive discussions
of all aspects of our international practice.
Many matters of importance were discussed, but the
most significant decision involved the organization of our
international practice. TRB&S has come a long way in
the last four years, and the Committee firmly believes that
expansion of international business activities offers great
opportunities for future growth of our International
Group and its individual firms. To capitalize fully on these
opportunities, however, more centralized co-cordination
of our individual efforts is essential. To meet this need,
the Committee created the new position of International
The Committee appointed Donald J. Bevis to fill this
new position. As International Co-ordinating Partner, he
will be responsible for the development and implementation
of plans and programs to promote the expansion and
improvement of our international practice in all fields of
service. Mr. Bevis will assist all the firms in the International
Group and will report directly to the Committee.