History - 2005 SpeakerWilliam G. Parrett
Chief Executive Officer
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Bill Parrett is Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Senior Partner, Deloitte & Touche, USA. He brings a distinguished record of service to many of the firm’s leading global clients. He co-founded the firm’s Global Financial Services Industry practice and served as its first Chairman.A long-time advocate of community service, Bill serves on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall, National Advisory Board of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Board of Trustees of the United Way of America. He is a member of the Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) and of the G100 CEO Forum. Bill serves on the boards of the Japan Society and the U.S. - Japan Business Council. In addition, he is a member of the Transatlantic Business Dialogue (TABD), and serves as a trustee for the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) and as an International Councillor for the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). He also serves as a trustee to St. Francis College and to the Catholic University of America.In recent years, he has led Deloitte’s participation at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, including leading high-level discussions on corporate governance and on key issues impacting the financial services industry. Bill is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.A graduate of St. Francis College in New York, Bill joined a predecessor firm of Deloitte & Touche in 1967. He became a partner in 1977. He and his wife, Diane, have six children and three grandchildren.