EY's Anne-Marie Hubert named to Order of Canada

Hubert recognized for her commitment to inclusion and governance

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - EY is pleased to announce that Anne-Marie Hubert, the firm's Québec Managing Partner, was named a Member of the Order of Canada, for her commitment to parity and inclusion in business and for her skill in corporate governance.

"I'm always filled with immense pride when a member of our EY family is recognized for their achievements, and it's particularly special when it's one of this country's highest civilian honours," says Trent Henry, EY's Canadian Chairman and CEO. "I've personally been privileged to know and work alongside Anne-Marie for many years. The passion and energy she brings to everything she does is inspiring – and her leadership, mentorship and commitment to inclusiveness have helped EY deliver on its purpose of building a better working world. This honour is truly well deserved."

About Anne-Marie Hubert
As a member of the EY Global Advisory Council from 2007 to 2009 and EY Canada's Executive Committee from 2009 to 2015, Hubert established a reputation for challenging the status quo to make it easier for all the firm's people to offer exceptional client service, positively impacting our economy and our communities. From 2002 to 2006, she led EY Canada's gender equity initiatives and served as the Canadian representative on the EY Americas Gender Equity Task Force. In December 2006, she received EY's Rosemary Meschi award, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the advancement of women in the Americas. In December 2011, she was recognized for the fourth time as one of Canada's 100 Top Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network and in June 2012, she was selected as one of three Champions of Women in Business leaders chosen by Catalyst Canada. In June 2015, Hubert was the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Concordia University in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the advancement of women in business.

Hubert chairs the Public Policy Forum and serves on the boards of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of Corporate Directors, Quebec Chapter, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montréal, and the Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal.

After graduating from the University of Ottawa in 1985, Hubert earned her CA (now CPA) designation in 1987 and a fellowship from the Ordre des comptables professionnels du Québec in 2004.

About the Order of Canada
Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one of our country's highest civilian honours, recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Close to 7 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order. Their contributions are varied, yet they have all enriched the lives of others and have taken to heart the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM ("They desire a better country"). Appointments are made by the governor general on the recommendation of the Advisory Council for the Order of Canada.

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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SOURCE EY (Ernst & Young)

For further information: please contact: Sasha Anopina, sasha.anopina@ca.ey.com, 416 943 2637; Julie Fournier, julie.fournier@ca.ey.com, 514 874 4308

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