Michael van den Brand

EY Global Payroll Markets & EMEIA Payroll Operate Leader

Served on various international executive boards. Global citizen.

Michael is EY Global Payroll Markets & EMEIA Payroll Operate Leader. He aims to drive exponential growth with the roll out of the next-generation global payroll service.

Prior to joining EY, he worked as the General Manager of global payroll company, leading a team of over 500 professionals, providing global human capital management and payroll solutions to multinational clients in more than 100 countries.

Michael is a recognized business professional with wide-ranging international and leadership experience. He earned his Executive MBA, with Dean’s Honors, from the Rotterdam School of Management.

He also holds a master's degree in Marketing from TIAS-Nimbas Business School and a master's degree in MIS and Business Economics from Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

How Michael is building a better working world

“Many clients still find themselves in dispersed payroll vendor landscapes incurring high costs, and little control and transparency. At the same time, their businesses are being disrupted, and their compliance requirements increase rapidly across the globe. Through work and investments in global payroll services, we are able to relieve clients of such burden and continuously accompany them on their journey.”

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