Ernst and Young has appointed Ginnie Carlier as the new EY Americas vice chair – talent.
Carlier succeeds Carolyn Slaski, who served as the EY Americas vice chair – talent from July 2015 through June 2021 and has retired.
She will be tasked with shaping the experience of 80,000 EY employees across 31 countries.
She currently serves as the executive sponsor for College MAP, a multiyear, group-mentoring program focused on enabling and empowering students in underserved high schools so that they can gain access to college and succeed in higher education.
Carlier also chairs the EY Americas talent executive committee, and is a member of the US executive committee, Americas operating executive global talent executive and Americas inclusiveness advisory council.
Having been with the firm for 28 years, Carlier was most recently the EY US-West region talent leader, where she prioritized the development and well-being of 15,000 people across 18 states, while also leading Assurance teams in client service.
Kelly Grier, EY US chair and managing partner and Americas managing partner, said: “Ginnie has been at the forefront of bringing innovative strategies to EY’s Talent Agenda. She will work to develop strategies that support EY’s momentum in the market, create highest-performing teams, attract top talent, and inspire, engage and retain our people.
“I’m eager to see all that we will accomplish, under Ginnie’s leadership, and how we will further the EY culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for all.”
Carlier added: “As we embrace the new ways of working, how companies engage and develop their people is central to their success. I am excited to help chart the course forward for our exceptional teams at EY and to continue fostering an environment where everyone can feel like they belong and thrive.”