Boston Consulting Groups adds 4 Directors to Paris team

18 August 2015

The Boston Consulting Group has continued the development of its Paris office by promoting Principals Alexandre Aractingi, Nicolas de Bellefonds, Raphaël Desi, and Joël Hazan to Managing Director. The four have also been made Partner by the consulting firm.

Alexandre Aractingi joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 2005 as Consultant, after having worked for Active Telecom/Net-tone for five years as Network Architect. At BCG, Aractingi specialises in IT transformation and works with telecom operators and international banks. Aractingi has a degree from the Telecom ParisTech School.

Nicolas de Bellefonds has been with BCG for 10 years, having joined in 2005 after graduating from the Ecole Centrale Paris. De Bellefonds focus areas are the Consumer Goods, Media and Telecom industries. Prior to joining the consulting firm, de Bellefonds worked as US Development Team Member for Baracoda and as Junior Auditor in the Energy and Utilities Division of EY.

Alexandre Aractingi | Nicolas de Bellefonds | Raphael Desi | Joel Hazan

Raphaël Desi joined BCG in 2004 as Principal and has, between 2010 and 2011, also fulfilled the role of Head of Senior Recruiting at the Paris office. During his 11 years at BCG, Desi specialised in the fields of Energy and Industrial Goods. Before he came to work for BCG, Desi worked for Renault as Information System Manager for the Logan Project, a role he took on after graduating from the National School Aeronautics and Space in 2001. He also has a degree from the Ecole Polytechnique.

Joël Hazan started his career at BCG in 2005, after graduating from the Ecole des Mines de Paris, as Consultant. During his ten-year career at the firm, he moved up to Project Leader in 2009 and to Principal in 2011. Hazan specialises in Travel & Tourism and Marketing & Sales, with a focus on Consumer Goods.

BCG’s Paris office was established in 1973 and is currently one of the largest offices in the firm’s European network, serving a French consulting market valued to be worth just over €4 billion. For the office, it is the second round of promotions in short time frame. Just recently, the firm promoted three Partners to Senior Partner.


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