Mark Weinberger became Global Chairman and CEO for Ernst & Young (EY) the global transaction, tax, advisory, and assurance firm in 2013. One of the world’s leading professional services organizations, Ernst & Young has revenues of more than US$24 billion for the fiscal year ending in 2012, and its more than 167,000 employees span operations in 150 countries. Mark Weinberger has developed a reputation as one of the leading international authorities on tax policy and has held a number of senior executive positions with EY over the past 25 years.
Prior to his current position as Global Chairman and CEO, Weinberger was EY’s Global Vice Chair of Tax, overseeing EY’s global tax practice. Mark Weinberger also holds a seat on the firm’s highest-level management body, the Global Executive. He has additionally served as Americas Vice Chair of Tax and as a member of the Americas Executive and US Operating Committees.
Mark Weinberger’s previous experience extends to leadership positions held within the U.S. government under the administrations of President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush. He served as Chief Tax and Budget Counsel for Senator John C. Danforth (R-Missouri) in the early 1990s and subsequently accepted a Chief of Staff role on President Clinton’s Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform in 1994. Weinberger was later appointed to the Social Security Advisory Board and was named Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury (Tax Policy) under President George W. Bush in 2001.
Having begun his career at EY (then Ernst & Whinney) in its US national Tax department in 1987, Weinberger rejoined EY in 2000, when his firm, Washington Counsel, P.C., merged into EY.
In his free time, Weinberger contributes to his community as a member of the Board of Directors for the Bullis School. In December 2012 he was presented the prestigious Achievement Award by the Anti-Defamation League.