Meet Jim Wall
Jim Wall is the Managing Director Talent and Chief Diversity Officer for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Jim’s primary responsibilities include providing leadership to member firms in the areas of strategic talent management, recruitment, development, mobility, multiculturalism, and inclusion. Jim is also a member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte Central Europe.
Prior to assuming his current role in 2004, Jim was the National Managing Director of Human Resources for Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. During the twelve years of Jim’s leadership, the US member firm earned wide acclaim and recognition as an employer of choice. It has been ranked one of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” by Fortune magazine for seven years and one of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” by Working Mother magazine for ten consecutive years.
Jim’s insights on human resources issues have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Fortune, and other publications. In 2002, Human Resources Executive magazine named him its Human Resources Executive of the Year. Jim is a member of the Advisory Council of the International Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Management Association International. He serves as a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Prior to joining Deloitte in 1984, Jim was the Director of University Housing and a member of the graduate faculty of Michigan State University, where he earned his Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at Saint Michael’s College, where he most recently served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He also holds the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from that same institution.
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