EY appoints new UK and international market leader in consumer products and retail


EY has announced the appointment of Amber Mace as the new UK & Ireland (UK&I) Market Segment Leader for its consumer products and retail business, effective immediately.

In his new role, Mace will lead a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,000 EY professionals to help meet demand from companies in the industry facing challenges in the marketplace, including supply chain disruption. .

Previously, Mace was the tax market segment leader for consumer products and retail, advising UK consumer brands for over 25 years.

She has advised on post-deal integration, group finance, UK inbound investment transactions and international taxation – including mergers and acquisitions and internal global restructuring transactions.

Mace said: “The consumer products and retail industry faces many disruptive forces, including inflationary cost pressures, trade and transportation challenges, and the need for a chain. agile, resilient and digitally connected supply chain to meet a more demanding consumer. value than ever, with an increased desire for strong green credentials.

“I am very proud to lead this sector, building on the momentum we have already created. We have a growing multi-disciplinary team that helps companies in the industry meet this myriad of challenges they face, while helping them achieve their goal for all their stakeholders. »

Alison Kay, UK&I Client Service Managing Partner, added: “Amber brings a wealth of experience to an industry that is undergoing structural change and facing significant headwinds.

“Many organizations are struggling to drive their growth agenda while expanding their margins and, at the same time, facing competition from non-traditional players. That’s why it’s so important that we have an industry team, led by Amber, dedicated to solving our customers’ most pressing challenges, with deep insight and tailored capabilities. »


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