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Corporate Development & Finance Experts

BCG's consultants and industry experts focusing on corporate development and finance continue to partner with leading companies to arrive at solutions in portfolio strategy and capital allocation, value creation strategy, value-based processes and culture, and more. These are our global and regional leaders on this topic.

Global Leadership

Alexander Roos

Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Leader, Corporate Development Practice

Berlin

  • Corporate, portfolio, and growth strategy
  • Industry landscaping
  • Investor strategy and communication
  • Shareholder activism

Local Experts

Arne Burfeind

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Leads BCG's global work in light building materials
  • Engineered products industry
  • Go-to-market and market entry
  • Product portfolio strategy

Christian Reber

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Brokerage
  • Future trends and disruptions
  • Strategic transformation

Daniel Kessler

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Wealth and asset management
  • Private and retail banking
  • Postmerger integration

Florian Frey

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Organization design and change
  • IT transformation
  • Cost management
  • Corporate development

Götz Gerecke

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Medtech and biopharma
  • Growth generation
  • Go-to-market strategy and commercial model transformation
  • Sales, key account management, marketing, pricing, market access, and services

Knut Haanæs

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Geneva

  • Corporate sustainability and environmental efficiency
  • Growth strategy
  • Enablement
  • Research and product development innovation

Martin Mende

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Wealth management
  • Asset management
  • Corporate strategy
  • Postmerger integration

Michael Füllemann

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Leads the firm's Industrial Goods practice in Switzerland
  • Leads BCG's global competence centers for services in engineered products
  • Engineered products
  • Transformation/PMI

Pia Tischhauser

Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Leader, Insurance Practice

Zurich

  • Insurance disruptions and pricing
  • Digital insurers
  • Commercial insurance and reinsurance
  • Strategy portfolio and planning process

Featured Experts

Ketil Gjerstad

Partner & Managing Director

Oslo

  • Leads BCG’s Corporate Development practice in the Central Europe and Middle East region, including the Nordic countries
  • Shareholder value
  • Commercial due diligence
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Nicholas Glenning

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Melbourne

  • Leads BCG’s Corporate Development practice  in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Private equity
  • Value-creation programs
  • M&A and divestitures

Gerry Hansell

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Chicago

  • Corporate vision, objectives, and portfolio strategy
  • Diversification and premium conglomerates
  • Industry landscaping
  • Shareholder value

Jérôme Hervé

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Paris

  • Value creation
  • Value patterns
  • TSR strategy
  • Shareholder activism

Junichi Iwagami

Partner & Managing Director

Tokyo

  • Strategic due diligence
  • M&A support
  • Business portfolio restructuring
  • Midterm strategy and planning

Jeff Kotzen

Senior Partner & Managing Director

New York

  • TSR strategy, including investor strategy and optimization of messaging and financial policy
  • Transformation and large-scale change
  • Business process reengineering
  • Organizational effectiveness

Jesper Nielsen

Partner & Managing Director

London

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Postmerger integration
  • Operation transformation programs
  • Commercial and strategic due diligence

Ulrich Pidun

Director

Frankfurt

  • Corporate portfolio strategy
  • Corporate growth strategy
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate organization

Frank Plaschke

Partner & Managing Director

Munich

  • Corporate development
  • TSR strategy
  • Takeover defense
  • Office of the CFO

Eric Wick

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Chicago

  • Corporate strategy and portfolio management
  • Performance management
  • Value management and capital allocation
  • Sales, marketing, and pricing

James Tucker

Partner & Managing Director

Toronto

  • Office of the CFO
  • Performance management
  • Forecasting and planning
  • Corporate banking
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