EY reinforces its investment to the next generation of family businesses

London, 12 October 2017

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  • Lauri Oinaala appointed to the position of EY Global Next Generation Leader

Supporting the next generation of family business owners and entrepreneurs is at the core of EY’s global strategy for supporting client growth. To reinforce this commitment, EY member firms appoint Lauri Oinaala to the position of EY Global Next Generation Leader, effective immediately.

In this role, Oinaala will advise the future generation of family business leaders on their growth strategies and help to provide access to market-leading networking and learning and development opportunities to these leaders around the world. Oinaala will report to Marnix van Rij, EY Global Family Business Leader, and will be a member of the EY Global Family Business Leadership team.

Marnix van Rij, EY Global Family Business Leader, says:

“Growth and innovation are at the forefront of EY Family Business services. Lauri’s leadership will help Family Business clients to innovate and disrupt markets, expand their leading positions across the world and support their future growth objectives.”

Lauri brings an extensive background to the role, having worked with family businesses for more than 15 years in advisory capacities. Since joining EY in 2012, he has led the Private Client Services Tax services in Finland and has been Leader for the EY Nordic Family Business Center of Excellence. He has a strong and proven focus in governance, estate planning and strategic growth issues faced by family businesses and their individual owners.

Lauri Oinaala, EY Global Next Generation Leader, says:

“Family businesses are the backbone of many economies around the world. With the pace of disruption and uncertainty becoming an everyday challenge for businesses, it becomes more important than ever that we continue to help clients navigate with clear strategies that can fast track growth in this time of great change. I look forward to the opportunity to work with EY clients to enable their highest growth potential.”

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