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Eric Dugelay appointed Global Leader for Sustainability Services

Deloitte affirms importance of sustainability on corporate agenda

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. (DTTL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Dugelay as Global Leader for Sustainability Services.

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Formerly a partner in Deloitte France and the EMEA regional leader for Sustainability Services, Dugelay will devote his full-time activities to the role previously held by Dave Pearson. A senior leader with DTTL, Pearson becomes DTTL Chief Sustainability Officer. Valerie Chort and Keiichi Kubo remain Americas and Asia Pacific Regional Sustainability Services Leaders, respectively.

Deloitte Sustainability Services encompasses a multitude of disciplines, including strategy, innovation, assurance services, consulting, transaction support, and risk services. More than 2,000 professionals globally are devoted to Deloitte Sustainability Services.

Dugelay’s responsibilities will include participating in the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Redefining Value project and representing Deloitte in other important WBCSD roles as well as actively seeking connections between Deloitte’s responsible business leadership agenda and its sustainability business.

Adel Melek, Managing Director of Global Enterprise Risk Services for DTTL says, “The rising importance of sustainability issues has attracted the attention of government, politicians, policy makers, the C-suite and boards world-wide, and the need to conduct business in a responsible and sustainable manner is increasingly reflected in the bottom line. Deloitte has long been focused on this issue, and its ongoing commitment to sustainability is evident with this new appointment.”

Dugelay says, “I am excited to take on this new and exciting opportunity. Deloitte member firms are well-positioned and highly qualified to help organizations address their sustainability issues. In collaboration with my talented colleagues around the world, we will strive to make the Deloitte network the unrivalled leader in sustainability services.”

Dugelay has 13 years of experience working on sustainability issues. Most recently, he was instrumental in negotiating Deloitte France’s acquisition of Bio Intelligence Services, the leader in France and ranking among Europe’s premier environmental consulting firms.

Dugelay has an MBA from INSEAD (1990). He also has a degree in Engineering from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (Supelec – 1986) and a degree in Chinese from INALCO (France National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations – 1986). He is Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Bilan Carbone assessor.

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