NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MUFG one of the world's leading financial institutions, today announced that Eileen Garvey has joined the firm as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the MUFG Securities Americas Board.
Ms. Garvey, who becomes the firm's third Independent Non-Executive Director and the second woman to join its Board, brings a wealth of experience to her new role.
Over the course of her 35-year career, Ms. Garvey has been a transformational business leader who has helped global banking and capital markets institutions solve complex issues. She has also provided counsel to boards, audit committees, and client management teams through periods of high growth and organizational restructuring.
Most recently, Ms. Garvey served as Managing Partner and Talent Leader within Ernst & Young LLP's Financial Services Organization (FSO), where her responsibilities included operations, human resources and talent strategy for an organization with over 11,000 professionals across 80 locations in the Americas. Ms. Garvey also served as the FSO Diversity and Inclusiveness leader and as a representative on the National Inclusivity Advisory Council.
Prior to her retirement in 2017, Ms. Garvey also served on EY's partner advisory council, which functions as an internal board of directors for EY Americas senior leadership.
"Adding Eileen to our Board demonstrates a commitment to developing our talent, serving our clients, and generating returns for our shareholders," said Bill Mansfield, CEO of MUFG Securities Americas. "With a unique business insight developed over the course of her distinguished 35-year career, Eileen's valuable counsel will help ensure we continue to manage change effectively."
In addition to her role as Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board, Ms. Garvey will serve as a member of the MUFG Securities Americas Board's Risk, Audit, Compensation and Nomination Committees.
"Eileen's experience in working with financial institutions through periods of change will make her viewpoint and opinions particularly worthwhile as we look to add value for all of our constituencies," said Yasutaka Suehiro, Deputy Chief Operating Officer International for Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings and Chairman of the Board for MUFG Securities Americas. "I expect her expertise will be highly regarded as we continue to thoughtfully transform our business to best serve our clients."
Ms. Garvey received her BS in Accounting from Long Island University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Program and Duke University's Partner Executive Program. She is also a New York State-licensed certified public accountant.
Notes to editors:
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with over 1,800 offices in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 150,000 employees, and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.
The Group aims to be the world's most trusted financial group through close collaboration among its operating companies, and to respond to all of the financial needs of its clients, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.
MUFG's shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges.
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About Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG). The company conducts securities business in Japan through its domestic subsidiary Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. and internationally through its overseas entities MUFG Securities EMEA plc, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., MUFG Securities (Canada), Ltd., MUFG Securities Asia Limited and MUFG Securities Asia (Singapore) Limited. Through these entities the company provides financial products and integrated advice to both its own clients and those of the MUFG Group.
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