Managing Director & Senior Partner
Jeff Kotzen is global leader of the shareholder value topic at The Boston Consulting Group. The topic focuses on optimizing total shareholder return (TSR) by aligning business, financial, and investor strategies, leveraging the firm’s proprietary tools and methodologies. Jeff began his consulting career in 1991 and has been with BCG since 1997.
Jeff has led more than 50 projects on shareholder value strategy, across a broad range of industries and locations. This work typically has resulted in a 15% to 30% increase in the client's relative share price and price-earnings multiple in the six months after the strategy was initiated.
Jeff has also led a wide variety of projects in cost reduction, business process reengineering, organizational effectiveness, and transformation.
Before joining BCG, Jeff was a director at Braxton Associates, the strategy consulting division of Deloitte & Touche Consulting. Before receiving his MBA, he was a financial analyst in the investment banking division of Salomon Brothers.
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