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Maria Saggese

EY Global and EMEIA Consulting Global Business Services (GBS) Solution Leader

Transformative leader. Passionate about helping organizations capture opportunities at the leading edge of business disruption. Advocate of diversity and inclusiveness. Authentic. Energetic. Mother.

Maria is a transformative leader with 20 years of international experience in driving large-scale business transformation programs enabled by technology at various multinational companies, including Fortune 500 companies.

Passionate about value creation through sustainable change, she specializes in integrated GBS operating models across key functions of the value chain - from strategy to implementation, including digital enablement with disruptive innovators and greenfield enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Maria has gained extensive hands-on experience in the successful delivery of mission-critical results for an amazing set of chemical, life science, consumer products, agribusiness and technology clients.

As an authentic, energetic, passionate, reliable leader, Maria drives teams to outperform expectations. She builds and manages trusted and mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with clients and third parties with a pro-active, value creating and result-oriented management style. Maria is an engaged advocate of female leadership in Global Business Services.

How Maria is building a better working world

Based on her extensive experience, Maria is keenly aware of the power of inclusion and diversity to enrich thinking and drive transformation success. As a leader of the “Women in GBS” network and within EY, she’s actively engaged in creating and nurturing connections between female leaders in GBS, providing opportunities for inspiration, collaboration, personal and collective development, to prepare the next generation of female GBS heads.

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