Clients name PwC professional services firm of the year

18 March 2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia won four major awards in the prestigious 2010 Beaton/BRW Client Choice Awards in Sydney last night, including overall professional services firm of the year (revenue over $200 million).

The firm was also named market leader, best management consulting firm (revenue over $500 million), and best West Australian professional services firm.

The awards were determined on the basis of independent research conducted by Beaton Consulting, using over 21,000 client ratings of professional services firms.

Award organizers cited PricewaterhouseCoopers's clients as saying that 'PwC was like a member of our team and their relationships are first class'. Clients also said 'PwC show an interest in our business and bring ideas for improvements'.

PricewaterhouseCoopers CEO, Mark Johnson, said he was thrilled to accept the awards on behalf of all partners and staff, thanking them for their dedication to delivering outstanding client service.

'We don't take anything for granted. We are particularly delighted to receive these awards as they reflect the views of the people who matter most - our clients,' said Mr Johnson.

About BRW Client Choice Awards

The Beaton/BRW Client Choice Awards assesses professional service firms from the perspective of the client. This year, clients submitted more than 21,237 individual ratings of the firms the use. In 2010, 89 firms were eligible for the awards from areas of law, engineering, accounting, architecture, management consulting, patent and trademark consultancies, and IT consulting.

About PwC

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