Deloitte Ireland has announced Harry Goddard as its next CEO, following his election by the firm’s partners. He succeeds Brendan Jennings as CEO on 1 June 2019. Mr Jennings was elected CEO in 2011, was re-elected in 2015, and has served the maximum period as CEO.
Harry Goddard is currently head of the Consulting practice at Deloitte and has over 20 years’ experience in the professional services and consulting industries. He works across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the public sector and financial services sectors. His experience is focussed on leading significant transformation programmes for clients.
In addition to leading over 750 professionals in the Consulting practice in Ireland, Harry currently heads up Deloitte’s technology practice across the EMEA region, which spans over 25 countries and includes over 8,000 technology consultants.
Welcoming him to his new role, CEO of Deloitte Ireland, Brendan Jennings said, "I am very pleased to announce that Harry has been elected as the next CEO of Deloitte in Ireland. He has considerable experience in guiding his teams and clients through changing and disruptive business and technology environments. This experience will be invaluable to the Deloitte team in Ireland, and for our clients, as they operate in a growing domestic economy and uncertain and increasingly complex international marketplaces. His experience will also help them to keep up with the frenetic pace of technology innovations."
Harry Goddard added, "It is a privilege to succeed Brendan as CEO, whose leadership of our business has seen it grow, expand and innovate. I am excited to lead our business, building on our strong market position, and delivering impactful solutions to our clients that bring their organisations to new levels of development and growth in an ever-changing world."