Photographic portrait of Jad Shimaly
Over the course of my EY career, I’ve seen that one of the biggest risks any organization can take is standing still in the face of changing markets.

Jad Shimaly

EY Canada Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Leading critical national initiatives. Committed to improving the economic and social landscape.

Jad is the EY Canada Chair and Chief Executive Officer and a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience advancing business performance. Jad brings deep financial and operational experience to his leadership role, shaping and implementing innovative transformation and organizational redesign strategies across Canada.

Jad also serves as the EY Canada Chief Inclusiveness Officer and is a passionate champion of diversity and inclusion. He’s actively involved in addressing issues of poverty and supporting low-income communities as part of the United Way Greater Toronto Campaign Cabinet and as a board member of Pathways to Education. He also serves on the BlackNorth Initiative Board of Directors. 

Jad previously led the EY Canada Consulting service line, significantly growing the practice and developing risk, regulatory and IT consulting capabilities. 

Jad earned his MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and his BS in Business Economics from Notre Dame University in Beirut.

How Jad is building a better working world

“It’s a privilege to lead an organization with the purpose and reach to make the world work better. I’m passionate about building diverse teams that deliver new ideas, solutions and ways of working. Every interaction — with our clients, communities and people — is an opportunity to make a positive, lasting difference in a constantly evolving environment.”

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