L.E.K. Consulting has promoted seven new partners to its leadership ranks. All partners have been with L.E.K. Consulting for a number of years – three are based in the US, with the remaining partners located in Europe and Asia.
“I am very pleased and proud to welcome our newest L.E.K. partners. I congratulate them on their remarkable accomplishments in producing impactful results for our clients,” says Stuart Jackson, Global Managing Partner of L.E.K. Consulting. “These promotions are wonderful success stories and will help the firm address substantial growth in demand for our services from a broad range of clients across the globe.” An overview of the new partners:
Kevin Grabenstatter joined L.E.K. Consulting in 2014 and is based in San Francisco. Prior to re-joining L.E.K., he held several strategy roles at Kaiser Permanente, served L.E.K. Consulting between 2006 – 2009 and worked for Ford in the Corporate Finance department. Grabenstatter focuses on topics such as integrated health system strategy, value-based care delivery, hospital operations and emerging telehealth technologies. He holds a BS in Finance and International Business from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Stanford University.
Gil Moran serves L.E.K. Consulting since 2008 and is based in Los Angeles. He has broad experience in strategy, mergers & acquisitions and consumer research and is focused on the Media, Entertainment & Technology sectors, advising clients on issues including growth strategy, product configuration, pricing and due diligence among others. Moran holds a BA in Law and Business from the University of Warwick and a MBA from Harvard Business School.
Rob Wilson joined the business advisory in 2010 and is based in Chicago. Prior to joining he worked for Marsh as an Assistant Vice-President and Mars & Co as a Senior Consultant. Wilson, who last year was named one of the Rising Stars of the Profession, specialises in the Consumer Products & Retail sector, with a more specific focus in the Food & Beverage practice. He holds a BS in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Tom Diplock joined the firm in 2006 and is based in London. His primary focus is on issues related to strategy development and execution, transactional support and performance improvement, with a focus on industrial sectors including defence, manufacturing, energy, and industrial equipment. Diplock holds a Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.
Tobias Koesters joined the firm in 2007 and is based in Munich. Prior to joining the consultancy, Koesters worked for Porsche Motorsports in the United States. His main area of expertise lies in Healthcare Services and MedTech, as well as domains within the Industrials sector. Koesters studied business administration and health economics at the University of Bayreuth and earned a graduate degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in International Management, Finance & Banking.
Peter Rosenorn started his career with McKinsey & Company in Denmark, where he spent three years. Prior to McKinsey he served Novo Nordisk and Biogen Idec, holding global leadership roles in marketing and sales operations. Rosenorn joined L.E.K. Consulting in 2010 and has since been involved with more than 70 consulting engagements for life science clients, with a focus on growth strategy and execution. He holds a Bachelor in Business and a Master in International Marketing and Management from the Copenhagen Business School.
Prior to opening L.E.K.’s Seoul office in 2013, Jungmin Cho was a principal at Monitor Group Korea* and a consultant at Accenture. He has worked for clients across a range of industries, including electronics, displays, auto parts and MedTech. Cho holds a degree in Sociology from Yonsei University in Korea and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
In January 2015 L.E.K. Consulting also appointed seven new partners, and similar to this year’s batch, all partners were promoted from internal ranks.
* Monitor Group was purchased by Deloitte Consulting in November 2012.