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EY plans succession as global chairman, CEO resigns

Tammy Whitehouse | December 4, 2018

Mark Weinberger will resign his post as global chairman and CEO at EY, effective next summer.

The firm says it plans to appoint a new leader in January to allow for a six-month transition to the start of its fiscal year on July 1, 2019.

Weinberger was elected to his post in 2012. He has served on the firm’s highest governing body, called the “Global Executive,” for 10 years. He was a member of the Americas Executive Board for five years before that.

Weinberger said in a prepared statement he believes it’s time to pass the baton to the next generation of EY leaders. “When I reflected on the massive changes we have navigated over the last seven years and the strong position we command to enable EY to excel in the years ahead, I realized that the time is right for me to step aside,” he said.

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