Life at Deloitte
Meet Barry Salzberg
A profile of the Global CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL)
Salzberg assumed this position on 1 June 2011. As DTTL Global CEO, he leads and manages the Executive committee and sets the strategic direction of the Deloitte global network. The global network comprises 47 member firms operating in 150 countries, with approximately 200,000 people worldwide. Salzberg is a member of the DTTL Board of Directors and Executive committee.
Prior to this role, Salzberg served as Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP (United States) from 2007 to 2011, and as the U.S. Managing Partner from 2003 to 2007. During his time as CEO of Deloitte LLP (United States), he was a member of the U.S. Board of Directors, the DTTL Executive committee, the DTTL Board of Directors, and served as the Americas Regional Managing Partner. Salzberg joined the Deloitte organization in 1977 and was admitted as partner of the Deloitte U.S. member firm in 1985. He has since built an impressive record through a variety of leadership roles.
In his earlier career, Salzberg was a lead client service partner and tax partner of the Deloitte U.S. member firm and became an acknowledged authority in the areas of personal tax and partnership tax matters. In this role, he directly served the CXOs of many large clients, helping them with their personal tax and financial planning needs, as well as partnerships and S corporations, mostly law firms or merger and acquisition specialists.
Salzberg is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association. He is a board member of business organizations including the Japan Society, and the United States Council for International Business, and has been a board member of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and the Center for Audit Quality.
Known in the marketplace for his commitment to building opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders and fostering diversity within the workplace, Salzberg serves as Chairman of the Board of College Summit, Chairman of the United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees and is a chair emeritus of the YMCA of Greater New York.
Salzberg received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Brooklyn College, his JD from Brooklyn Law School, and his LLM in taxation from the New York University School of Law.
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