Ernst & Young LLP announces exclusive sponsorship of CNBC Global CFO Council

Feb 28, 2013, 16:09 ET from Ernst & Young LLP

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced today an exclusive sponsorship of CNBC's inaugural CNBC Global CFO Council. The Council, comprising CFOs from companies representing all the major sectors such as financial services, healthcare and technology, will examine the business issues of concern to senior finance leaders.  

"CNBC's ability to provide CFOs with information across various platforms – including television, digital, social and mobile – enticed Ernst & Young LLP to support this important initiative," said Tom McGrath, Americas Senior Vice Chair of Markets for the global Ernst & Young organization. "We are focused on increasing and fostering the conversation among senior finance leaders. Ernst & Young will separately draw upon the experience of our network of Advisory Services, Assurance, Strategic Growth Markets, Tax and Transactions Advisory Services leaders to share insights about the issues facing their clients, current examples in the US, include the Affordable Care Act, divestitures and supply chain complexity."

The CNBC Global CFO Council members, who will appear on CNBC-TV and contribute to, come from public, private and high-growth companies. For further information about the CNBC Global CFO Council and a complete list of Council members, please visit:

In recent months, Ernst & Young has offered CFOs key information through a series of their surveys, reports and webcast, including "CFO and beyond: the possibilities and pathways outside finance," "Views, Visions. Insights. The evolving role of today's CFO," and "A Tale of Two Markets- telling the story of investment across developed and rapid-growth markets." For more information, please go to:

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