Mark A. Weinberger

EY Global Chairman and CEO

Mark leads a team of over 250,000 EY people globally, who work with businesses, entrepreneurs and governments to solve their most pressing challenges and to help them take advantage of emerging opportunities. Mark recognizes the importance of creating inclusive growth and of purpose at the heart of the business.

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Mark Weinberger is the Global Chairman & CEO of EY, a leading global professional services organization that provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. With approximately 250,000 people in more than 150 countries, EY is one of the largest professional services organizations in the world. Prior to being elected Chairman & CEO, he served as EY’s Global Vice Chair—Tax and Americas Vice Chair—Tax.

In addition to his time at EY, Mark has previously served as the Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury (Tax Policy) in the George W. Bush Administration. Mark was also appointed by President Clinton to serve on the US Social Security Administration Advisory Board, which advises the President and Congress on all aspects of the Social Security system. Mark has also held other US government and policy positions, including Chief of Staff of President Clinton’s 1994 Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform; Chief Tax and Budget Counsel to US Senator John Danforth (R-Missouri); advisor to the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform; and Commissioner on the National Commission on Retirement Policy.

Mark was co-founder of Washington Counsel, P.C., a Washington DC-based law and legislative advisory firm that merged into EY and now operates as Washington Council EY.

Mark plays an active role in the World Economic Forum (WEF), serving as a member of its International Business Council and as a Global Agenda Trustee for Economic Growth and Social Inclusion. He co-chairs the Russia Foreign Investment Advisory Council (FIAC) with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, and serves as Chairman of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council (IBLAC) to the Mayor of Shanghai. He is an Executive Committee member of the Washington DC-based, US Business Roundtable and chairs its Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of British-American Business, is a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), and is on the Board of Advisors for the American Council for Capital Formation. Mark is a frequent speaker at WEF and other international events, including the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia. Mark was a member of President Trump’s former Strategic Policy Forum and provided input on how government policy impacted economic growth, job creation, and productivity.

Mark sits on the Board of Directors for Catalyst as Chair of the Audit Committee, as well as on the Boards for The Tax Council and the Bullis School in Potomac. In addition, Mark is a Vice Chair on the Corporate Fund Board at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He also sits on the Board of Trustees for the United States Council for International Business (USCIB), the Greater Washington Partnership and The Concord Coalition. Mark is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Emory University and Case Western Reserve University.

In December 2012 Mark was presented the prestigious Achievement Award by the Anti-Defamation League. Cornell University honored him in September 2015 with the Robert S. Hatfield Fellowship in Economic Education Award, the highest honor Cornell can bestow on someone from the private sector. The award stands as a platform for the exchange of ideas between the academic and corporate communities. In 2015, Mark also received the Tax Council Policy Institute’s Pillar of Excellence Award.

Mark holds a B.A. from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, an M.B.A. and J.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. Mark has an honorary doctorate from the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington DC.

Mark and his wife, Nancy, live in Potomac, Maryland with their four children.

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Mark A. Weinberger
EY Global Chairman and CEO

Mark leads a team of over 250,000 EY people globally, who work with businesses, entrepreneurs and governments to solve their most pressing challenges and to help them take advantage of emerging opportunities. Mark recognizes the importance of creating inclusive growth and of purpose at the heart of the business.

1983

Undergraduate education

B.A. from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia

1987

Graduate education

M.B.A. and J.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio

Joins EY

Joins EY as an entry-level staff member in the Tax practice, where he works until 1990

1991

Additional graduate education

Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC

Chief Tax and Budget Counsel

Is Chief Tax and Budget Counsel to US Senator John Danforth (R-Missouri) until 1994

1994

Chief of Staff

Becomes Chief of Staff to President Clinton's Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform

1996

Cofounder of the Washington Counsel, P.C.

Co-founds the Washington Counsel, P.C., a law and legislative advisory firm based in Washington, DC

2000

EY National Tax Practice Leader

Leads the EY's national tax practice as Washington Counsel, P.C. is acquired by EY

US Social Security Administration Advisory Board Member

Is appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the US Social Security Administration Advisory Board

2001

Assistant Secretary of the US Department of the Treasury

Is appointed to serve as Assistant Secretary of the US Department of the Treasury in the George W. Bush Administration

2002

Americas Vice Chair - Tax

Re-joins EY as Americas Vice Chair – Tax, until 2008

2008

EY Global Vice Chair - Tax

Becomes EY Global Vice Chair – Tax. Mark will cover this role until 2013

2012

Anti-Defamation League award recipient

Is presented the prestigious Achievement Award by the Anti-Defamation League

2013

EY Global Chairman and CEO

Becomes EY Global Chairman and CEO

2014

US Business Roundtable Executive Committee

Joins the Executive Committee of the Washington DC-based, US Business Roundtable and becomes the Chairman of its Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee

2015

Cornell University honoree

Is honored by Cornell University with the Robert S. Hatfield Fellowship in Economic Education Award

Kogod University honorary doctorate

Receives the honorary doctorate from the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, DC

Pillar of Excellence Award

Receives the Tax Council Policy Institute's Pillar of Excellence Award

2016

Strategic and Policy Forum

Becomes a member of President Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum

Chairman of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council

Starts serving as Chairman of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council (IBLAC) to the Mayor of Shanghai

2017

United States Council for International Business (USCIB)

Becomes member of the United States Council for international business (USCIB) Board of Trustees

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