Ernst & Young (E&Y) Canada has
appointed Trent Henry as its chairman and chief executive. He
succeeds Lou Pagnutti, who will become E&Y’s Asia–Pacific area
managing partner and a member of E&Y’s global executive

Henry began his career with E&Y in 1989
and was admitted to the firm’s partnership a decade later.

Prior to his appointment as chief executive,
he served as managing partner of the firm’s tax practice and
executive committee.

Henry is also a board member of the Canadian
Tax Foundation, the Canadian Council of the International Fiscal
Association, and is a technical tax editor at

He was recently named a fellow of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

“Trent has a global mindset and he understands
the importance of having a diversity of perspectives. This makes
him a great leader and a welcome addition to the Americas Executive
Board,” E&Y Americas area managing partner Steve Howe said.

Henry’s new role is effective 3 July, while
Pagnutti will stay on until August to ensure a smooth