LONDON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EY announces Richard Suhr as Global Digital Leader of EY's Advisory Services. Suhr built and led Google's Enterprise and Maps business in Japan and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region for almost a decade.
In the newly created global position, Suhr will be responsible for leading the integration of digital strategy across all service lines, industries and regions to accelerate growth and strengthen EY's position as a leader in digital consulting. He will work closely with EY's team of regional digital leaders in the Americas; APAC; and Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA); and with EY's global Financial Services team.
Suhr joined EY last year as its Asia-Pacific Digital Leader. Prior to this and his role at Google, Suhr held several positions at Accenture, where he worked for nine years; co-founded a technology investment company; and advised a number of technology start-ups. He is an experienced technology leader with expertise in creating high-growth digital businesses; and has proven skills in strategy and planning, large-scale transformation design and sales and marketing.
Norman Lonergan, EY's Global Vice Chair ‒ Advisory, says:
"Richard brings dynamic and pioneering leadership to our full-capability, global digital practice. As well as helping us to blaze new trails in digital, he is supporting EY's innovative and entrepreneurial position in the consulting market."
Richard Suhr, EY's Global Digital Leader, Advisory, says:
"A digital strategy is not only about technology; it's about understanding the impact that web, mobile, social, big data, cloud and the Internet of Things [IoT] have on all parts of a business. At EY, digital permeates everything we do, and is a foundation of our 'digital ecosystem' approach, where we help clients solve their most complex business problems.
"No single organization can maintain digital capability and expertise across all the new digital platforms. As a result, we also introduce clients to digital partners – through our alliances and acquisitions – to help accelerate growth by providing agility and scale."
EY has acquired and formed alliances with companies in the digital space worldwide to bring innovative capabilities and technologies closer to its clients globally, with enhanced capabilities in digital design; advanced analytics for smart manufacturing; technology platforms for large-scale web, application servicing and commerce portals; data analytics strategy; cybersecurity and cloud-based identity and access management services; and mobile advertising.
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