Blue Ridge Partners appoints new Managing Director in London office

31 January 2018 4 min. read
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Blue Ridge Partners, a management consultancy specialised in revenue growth, has promoted Vincent Schuller tot Peursum to Managing Director in its London office. The Dutchman has been with the US-headquartered consulting firm for over two years. 

With offices in McLean, Washington DC, London, Frankfurt and Melbourne, as well as satellite hubs in other cities, Blue Ridge Partners is an international consultancy firm. The companywork with Fortune 500, middle market companies and private equity firms and their portfolio companies on a range of portfolio optimisation activities, including growth strategies, transactions and performance improvement. 

In London, the firm’s only on the ground base in Europe, Blue Ridge Partners has effective January 1, 2018 promoted Vincent Schuller tot Peursum to Managing Director and member of the leadership team. Schuller tot Peursum has over 20 years of experience working on growth strategy and transactions with a focus on technology, media and telecommunications, industrial markets and business services sectors. His work has included growth strategy, go-to-market models, sales effectiveness, commercial due diligence, M&A support and new market entry.

Prior to Blue Ridge Partners, Schuller tot Peursum headed the Commercial Due Diligence practice of Deloitte in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Before that, the Dutch national co-founded a UK based consultancy, supporting clients on growth strategy and transactions and in analysing market opportunities. He also worked at EY’s Commercial Advisory practice in London, where he supported private equity investors, corporate clients and financial institutions on growth strategy, transactions, market entry and restructuring. Earlier in his career he worked for AMR International, a Dutch boutique consultancy and economics research firm Ecorys. 

Vincent Schuller tot Peursum, Moti Shahani en Jim Corey - Blue Ridge PartnersSchuller tot Peursum, who holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, worked in over 20 countries over the course of his career, spanning Europe, North America, the Middle East, Russia and China.

He joins two other Managing Directors in London: Anthony Lucas, a former Partner at Big Four firms as well as Capgemini, Accenture and Wipro; and Moti Shahani, formerly a leader at Wolff Olins and American Express – he began his career with McKinsey & Company, working from the firm’s offices in London, Rome and Bombay during his tenure. 

Three other promtions

Meanwhile, in the US, Blue Ridge Partners promoted a new Managing Director and two Principals. Kevin Mulloy, who focuses on innovation and technology management, has been named a Managing Director in Washington, DC. Prior to Blue Ridge Partners he was EVP Corporate Development at Presidio, President of IGSC (the Intelstat operating company) and a Partner with McKinsey & Company. 

Yan Val and Jennifer Parkes Kozak have both been appointed Principal, based in New York and Chicago. Prior to Blue Ridge Partners, Val was a Senior Manager with EY, where he advised clients on strategic and operational issues, while Parkes Kozak provided consulting services with CRA International and worked with a financial services firm.

Globally Blue Ridge Partners is led by Jim Corey, who prior to founding the consultancy was a Partner at both McKinsey & Company and Accenture. Commenting on the promotions, he said “This expansion of our leadership ranks will help continue the record growth of our firm. We expect continued strong growth in 2018.”