Arthur Lowes DickinsonSir Arthur Lowes Dickinson (8 August 1859 – 28 February 1935) was a British chartered accountant in England and the United States of America.
Dickinson was the senior partner in the USA of Price Waterhouse (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers from 1901 to 1913, during which time he established the principles of consolidated accounting, to provide transparency about conglomerate companies. He was also instrumental in the beginnings of international efforts to establish international accounting standards. A professorship at the Harvard Business School is named after him. Provided by Wikipedia