EY Names Six to the EY Global Executive Leadership Team

New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) named six to the EY Global executive leadership team, effective July 1, 2018.

Kelly Grier has been appointed to the combined post of EY U.S. chairman and MP and EY Americas area MP. Grier is an audit partner at EY U.S. and was most recently regional MP for the U.S. Central region. In her 27-year tenure with EY, she served many of the largest and multinational EY clients.

Pat Winter has been appointed EY Asia-Pacific area MP. Winter, a partner at EY for 19 years, was previously EY Asia-Pacific deputy area MP. He has experience in transactions and corporate finance experience, due diligence and initial public offerings, growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions.

Jay Nibbe has been appointed EY Global Vice Chair – markets. He is responsible for leading the globally integrated, account focused go-to-market strategy and business planning across all EY service lines, sectors and geographic areas. As part of this, Nibbe will also lead EY global solutions, EY research teams, all alliance partnerships, business development, digital services and the global alumni program. In his most recent role as global vice chair – tax, Nibbe led the global tax service line.

As EY Global Vice Chair – talent, Trent Henry will actively recruit and develop talent, and meet growing demands for digital, specialist data and analytical skills across the global organization. Henry was most recently EY Canada regional MP. Henry, who has been at EY for 28 years, has experience in the tax business.

Alison Kay has been appointed chair of the EY Global accounts committee, in addition to her current role as EY Global Vice Chair – industry. In her EY Global accounts committee role, Kay is responsible for growth across EY top accounts. She will help develop innovative, sector-specific solutions.

Jessie Qin joins the EY Global executive leadership team in a three-year rotating role reserved for an early-stage member firm partner. Qin is a partner in the EY advisory service line based in Zurich and has 14 years of consulting experience across EY and other organizations.

“These appointments showcase our talented bench of diverse and highly skilled people at EY. Our new leaders will continue to build upon our strong foundation of shared values and purpose. They have demonstrated an ability to manage high-performing teams and deliver high-quality results.,” says Mark Weinberger, EY Global chairman and CEO