EY #1 professional services employer – and #2 overall – in World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking

17 September 2013

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In the UK, EY ranked as 2nd most attractive professional services employer and 8th most attractive employer overall

EY is the world’s most attractive professional services employer – and second most attractive employer overall – in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking.

Based on the preferences of almost 94,000 business students from the world’s top academic institutions in the largest 12 economies by GDP, EY is now the second most attractive employer globally and the highest ranking choice among leading professional services organisations.

In the UK, EY was ranked as the 2nd most attractive professional services employer and 8th most attractive employer overall.

“We congratulate EY for its great achievement. Being seen by students as an ideal employer is something to be celebrated. As a CEO, I understand the value in being able to attract, recruit and retain the top performers. EY excels in this area and thus has a competitive talent advantage”, said Petter Nylander, CEO of Universum.

 “We are delighted and honored to feature as the world’s most attractive professional services employer, and second most attractive employer overall,  in the Universum ranking this year”, says Mark Weinberger, EY’s Global Chairman and CEO. “At EY we are committed to attracting, developing and inspiring great people and developing future leaders; this is fundamental to our purpose of building a better working world".

Mike Cullen, EY’s Global Managing Partner, Talent, adds: “I’d like to congratulate all of our 170,000 people who have helped build our reputation as the world’s most attractive professional services employer. Our greatest asset is our high-performing teams throughout the world and we are committed to continuing to develop and strengthen our employer brand by offering exceptional experiences for all our people.”