EY has announced that 1,033 people have been promoted to partner across the globe, marking the largest ever cohort of new partners.
Women and the Assurance service line represented 32% and 33% of this year’s new partner class, respectively. Similarly, emerging markets made up nearly a third of new partners, at 32%.
On a geographical basis, EY member firms in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) had the largest proportion of new partners, with 423 promotions (41%) followed by the Americas area with 398 promotions (39%). New partners in EY member firms in the Asia-Pacific area totaled 212 (20%).
By service line, Assurance accounted for the largest proportion of partner promotions with 344 (33%). It was followed by Consulting, with 265 (26%); Strategy and Transactions, with 171 (16%) and Tax, with 235 (23%). Additionally, there are 18 new partners in business support (2%).
Carmine Di Sibio, EY global chairman and CEO, said: “Congratulations to all new EY partners for achieving this exceptional career milestone. Every one of these transformative leaders has brought EY values to life and their promotions are the result of their dedication to the EY purpose of building a better working world.”
Trent Henry, EY global vice chair – Talent, added: “I’m proud of every one of the newly promoted partners who will bring their transformational leadership skills to serve EY clients better while also building an inclusive and supportive culture for all. The exceptional EY experience is theirs to build.”