LONDON - Friday, February 1st 2013 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ernst & Young has announced the appointment of Mark Beischel as the new Global Sector Leader for Consumer Products. Beischel will lead a global team of over 18,000 sector-focused professionals that help clients make informed decisions and execute better and faster in the market place.
A graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program, Beischel originally joined Ernst & Young in Indianapolis, USA, in 1986, working with consumer products and manufacturing companies, and became a Partner in 1995. He is also a Certified Management Accountant and certified by the Association of Operations Management in Production and Inventory Management.
Beischel’s most recent role has been as a Global Client Service Partner based in Cincinnati, USA as well as serving as Ernst & Young’s Global Advisory Leader for Consumer Products.
Commenting on his new role, Beischel says: "Our consumer products clients are increasingly global, striving to better serve the billions of consumers in the developed and developing markets. Ernst & Young has a truly global footprint and services that help our clients optimize their global performance, protect against global risks and grow their businesses. It is a privilege to assist global consumer product companies to achieve their goals.”
Steve Almassy, Ernst & Young Global Vice Chair, Office of the Chairman Accounts and Industry, adds: "I am really excited to welcome Mark to this global leadership role in Consumer Products. Mark’s experience and leadership will build on the great work that has already been achieved under his predecessor Howard Martin.”
How Ernst & Young's Global Consumer Products Center can help your business
Consumer products companies are operating in a brand new order, a challenging environment of spiraling complexity and unprecedented change. Demand is shifting to rapid-growth-markets, costs are rising, consumer behavior and expectations are evolving, and stakeholders are becoming more demanding. To succeed, companies now need to be leaner and more agile, with a relentless focus on execution. Our Global Consumer Products Center enables our worldwide network of more than 18,000 sector-focused assurance, tax, transaction and advisory professionals to share powerful insights and deep sector knowledge with businesses like yours. This intelligence, combined with our technical experience, can assist you in making more informed strategic choices and help you execute better and faster. If you want to compete powerfully in your market, we’ll help you achieve your potential today and tomorrow.
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