Press release

29 Apr. 2024

EY announces Katherine Boiciuc as new Chief Technology and Innovation Officer for Oceania

SYDNEY, 29 APRIL 2024 – EY Oceania is strengthening its service offering by bringing on board Katherine Boiciuc as its new Chief Technology and Innovation Officer.

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  • New role centralises leadership of the organisation’s extensive tech and data capabilities.
  • Boiciuc brings proven leadership approach to emerging tech and AI. 

SYDNEY, 29 APRIL 2024 – Ernst & Young, Australia ("EY”) is strengthening its service offering by bringing on board Katherine Boiciuc as its new Chief Technology and Innovation Officer for the Oceania region. Katherine’s role is to help clients gain the most from innovative technology like AI. She will also ensure EY continues to be the leading professional services organisation known for tech in this region.

Jenelle  McMaster, EY Regional Markets Leader and Deputy CEO, Oceania said “I’m excited about Katherine’s appointment. She’s such a powerhouse of experience, skills and energy and will be a key addition to the leadership team. She’s known for working with the latest technologies, like generative AI and advanced computing, and she’ll help EY teams come up with smart solutions for our clients. 

“Harnessing her experience as a futurist, the EY organisation will be well placed to lead our own innovations and guide our clients on how to adopt new technologies ahead of their competitors.”

Katherine Boiciuc, EY Regional Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Oceania says “I’m excited to be joining the EY organisation to prepare clients for the cutting-edge technologies that will fuel disruption, improve productivity, and transform the way they do business.

“I’m most looking forward to guiding the conversation around the ethical, societal, and regulatory implications of adopting AI, particularly when it comes to data privacy, cyber security, and job displacement.

Katherine has more than two decades of experience and is one of Australia’s go-to leaders or professionals on tech. The newly created role puts leadership, technology adoption, and data at the heart of  EY business, ensuring all EY clients can respond to change and disruption. 

Katherine  will work closely with EY professionals and important clients to create new and innovative ways to tackle today’s business challenges. 

David Larocca, EY Regional Managing Partner and CEO, Oceania said “With an impressive background and an eye to the future, Katherine will create modern value for EY clients - using new tech to achieve productivity and grow their business in ways they haven’t considered before.”

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