Alycia Calvert becomes EY Chair & CEO

By: GWL Team | Wednesday, 15 May 2024

In a recent announcement made by EY, it has been revealed that Alycia Calvert is going to take up the chair and become Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the firm. Her tenure will start from the month of July, 2024. Prior to her, Jad Shimaly was the chair and CEO of the firm who’s now the EY Global Managing Partner – Client Service.

Besides EY, Alycia also holds the position of Chair of the Business & Audit Committee and Treasurer at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. In addition, she served at Canadian Tax Foundation for 4 long years and Member, Tax Advisory Board at Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) for 5 years.

While expressing her excitement, she said, “The work EY does to ignite positive change, address complex issues, and advance social and economic growth in Canada and beyond is inspiring. I’m honoured to have the opportunity to advance our purpose and create a lasting impact for our people, clients and communities.”

Additionally, the former chair and CEO at EY, Jad Shimaly stated, “Alycia is a visionary with deep expertise on the risks and opportunities shaping the business agenda of Canada’s corporate sector. Her leadership and influence will deliver tremendous value for our people and clients, delivering innovative solutions that address today’s evolving issues.”