Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
1900 George Touche and John Ballantine Niven form Touche, Niven & Co. in New York. At that time, there were fewer than 500 certified public accountants in the U.S.
1901 Haskins & Sells opens first regional office in Chicago and first overseas office in London.
1905 Deloitte, Dever, Griffiths & Co. becomes Deloitte, Plender, Griffiths & Company. In the Hughes insurance investigation, which rocked the financial world and led to comprehensive revisions in the accounting methods of life insurance companies, Deloitte's New York office collaborates for the first time with the firm of Haskins & Sells.
1952 Agreement reached to merge the businesses of Deloitte, Plender, Griffiths & Company and Haskins & Sells in the U.S., under the name Deloitte Haskins & Sells.
1968 Under the leadership of Iwao Tomita, Founding Partner, Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (later Tohmatsu & Co.) starts operations with 10 partners and staff in Tokyo and smaller, loosely affiliated practices in four other Japanese cities.
1975 Formal agreement is signed by which Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. become part of the Touche Ross International network.
1978 The name Deloitte Haskins & Sells is adopted.
1990 Merger that creates Deloitte & Touche.
1993 International firm is named Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
2003 Launch of the new brand name “Deloitte.” The change means that the firms known in various national and global markets as Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Deloitte & Touche, while retaining their local legal names, will now be known by the brand “Deloitte.”
Updated On: 04.06.02