Brickendon Consulting promotes Bala Ethirajalu to partner

04 February 2021 2 min. read
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Business and technology specialist Brickendon Consulting has promoted Bala Ethirajalu to Partner and Global Head of Delivery.

Bala Ethirajalu has been with Brickendon Consulting for over eight years, joining the firm from HSBC where he was an IT consultant. Earlier in his career, he gained experience as a digital consultant for large banking groups across Europe including Deutsche Bank in London, Credit Suisse in Zurich, and Citibank in Dusseldorf. 

At Brickendon, a digital transformation and programme delivery consultancy with a focus on the financial services sector, Ethirajalu grew the ranks and more recently took the responsibility for the firm’s delivery operation in Krakow, Poland. “Bala has been instrumental in building a high performing delivery team, whilst defining Brickendon’s technology strategy,” said Christopher Burke, CEO of Brickendon.

Brickendon Consulting promotes Bala Ethirajalu to partnerThe chief executive added that Ethirajalu is also highly valued within the consulting firm for his leading contribution to setting a culture of employee empowerment and advocating diversity & inclusion. “Our team members have embraced the values, innovation and accountability that Bala has championed and driven across the entire business.” 

Unpacking on his philosophy, Ethirajalu said, “If we create an environment of employee engagement and empowerment, everything else falls into place, we do better and more creative work for our clients, as well, we more easily attract, nurture and retain exceptional talent in the organisation.”

“I’m delighted to take up my new senior position at Brickendon, and look forward to all the future successes of our team as the business continues to thrive,” he concluded.

In Poland, Brickendon is currently hiring for 50+ open positions, according to a LinkedIn post from Ethirajalu. 

Earlier this month, the consultancy appointed Will McDonald as a Director in its Financial Services practice.