Arnaud Sergent, the taking care of lover of L.E.K. Consulting in France, is passing on the baton to Maxime Julian, a single of the company’s substantial-flying young companions in Europe.
3 decade firm veteran Arnaud Sergent has been heading the Paris office because early 2018, when he took the reins from Clare Chatfield. Beneath his management, L.E.K. Consulting continued its growth in France, and at present employs a team of just underneath 100 partners and consultants in the French place of work.
Founded in 1983 by a trio of ex-Bainees, L.E.K. Consulting is a single of the far more strategic-centered consultancies in the industry. The consulting firm aids clients throughout sectors with method development, mergers & acquisitions, business enterprise transformation and a assortment of functional subjects. The team released in France in 1989, with five of its in total 20 offices worldwide primarily based in Europe.
“I’m very very pleased to have been elected head of L.E.K. Consulting’s Paris office by my fellow companions. This is an emotional milestone to get this role in a firm that employed me back in 2008 and has been my household ever because,” reported Julian. “I’d like to thank all of the associates for their have confidence in, and in specific Arnaud Sergent for his outstanding management above the previous four yrs.”
The new business handling husband or wife joined L.E.K. Consulting in the summer time of 2008. “The consulting market captivated me due to its wide range and the steep learning curve,” Julian noted in an interview a whilst back again.
His timing however was not excellent. A few months following signing up for, the downfall of Lehman Brothers sparked a world wide fiscal crisis, unleashing havoc on stock marketplaces and enterprise environments. L.E.K. Consulting, like any other consultancy in the sector, confronted an unsure period, but “I was fortunate that the firm stored me on board despite the unfavourable economic setting.”
Fast forward thirteen yrs, and the organization will not have regretted its conclusion a solitary moment. Julian quickly proved his worthy of, and in January 2017 – at the age of just 30 – he was promoted to lover. A member of L.E.K. Consulting’s Industrials and Electronic exercise, Julian advises consumers on company strategy, progress growth, worth chain positioning, mergers & acquisitions and write-up-merger integration, organisation usefulness, and electronic transformation.
Julian also advises personal fairness gamers – one of L.E.K. Consulting’s powerhouse sectors in tandem with health care & lifetime sciences and education – on strategic and commercial thanks diligence and benefit improvement.
As portion of his new purpose, Julian is also a member of L.E.K.’s European Regional Management Committee. He proceeds to serve on the firm’s World wide Talent Committee.
“I will do the absolute very best work I can of escalating the business though creating positive we remain a excellent spot to do the job for all our groups,” concluded Julian.
Across Europe, L.E.K. Consulting is led by Ben Faircloth, though globally the business (headcount: 1,600 staff members) is headed by Clay Heskett. The two leaders are primarily based in the London business office.