Executive Insights: EY Chairman, CEO set to speak at Smeal leadership lecture

September 09, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Mark Weinberger, global chairman and CEO of EY, will share his perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Tuesday, Sept. 23, as part of the college’s Executive Insights series.

As part of his visit, Weinberger will take part in a moderated discussion with Charles H. Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean of Smeal, from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Struthers Auditorium, Room 110 of the Business Building. The event is free and open to the public, but online registration is required at www.smeal.psu.edu/insights.

Weinberger joined EY in 1987 and has served in a variety of leadership positions for the organization. As chairman and CEO, he serves as chairman of the Global Executive, EY’s highest-level management body; the Global Practice Group; and the Global Public Policy Committee.

In addition to his time at EY, Weinberger has served as assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Tax Policy) in the George W. Bush administration and was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the U.S. Social Security Administration Advisory Board. He was also a co-founder of Washington Counsel P.C., a Washington, D.C.-based law and legislative advisory firm that merged into EY and now operates as Washington Council EY.

Weinberger holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University, an master of business administration degree and a juris doctorate from Case Western Reserve University, and a master of laws in taxation degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

EY is a leading global professional services organization that provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. With 190,000 people in more than 150 countries, it is one of the largest professional services organizations in the world.

Executive Insights is designed to complement the Smeal educational experience by bringing high-profile business leaders to the college to connect with students, faculty, staff and administrators. Past guests include more than 25 leaders from organizations such as Boeing, Dell, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson, Kohl’s, KPMG, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Siemens, Verizon and Tumi Holdings Inc.

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