Marakon Associates, Inc. is a management consulting firm that offers corporate and business unit strategy and organizational planning advisory services to tom management. The company offers consultancy services in areas including strategy and organization design; organic growth; growth through acquisition; cost, capital and investment productivity; decision-making and execution; leadership; executive education & training; and managing for value. Its clientele includes ABN Amro, Alcan, Barclays, Boeing, BP, Cadbury Schweppes, Cardinal Health, Coca-Cola, Dow Chemical, Gillette, Lloyds TSB, Prudential plc, Roche and Xerox. Marakon Associates was founded in 1978 and is based in New York City wit...
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Marakon Management Consulting Announces Executive Appointments
Jun 8 15
Charles River Associates announced that Yann Duchesne and Devendra Kumar have joined Marakon, the boutique management consulting practice at CRA, in London. Mr. Duchesne, who joins as an executive director, brings deep experience, as both a consultant and business leader, in the financial services, consumer, retail, and industrials sectors; Mr. Kumar, who joins as a director, rejoins the Marakon team with an extensive industry background and track record in the financial services space. Marakon European Practice Leader Neal Kissel added, Yann and Devendra are great additions to team. They are both highly experienced and well-regarded professionals, and The company expects them to contribute materially to the build-out of business in the UK across core sectors of financial services, consumer, and industrials. Yann will focus on a broad and material business building mandate across sectors, while Devendra brings a long industry track record in financial services and payments to growing financial services practice. Mr. Duchesnejoins CRA from Doughty Hanson, a private equity firm, where over the course of 12 years, he led transactions in the industrials and consumer sectors on behalf of SAFT Group, Balta, and Tumi, among others. Prior to that, he was with McKinsey & Company for 20 years and held positions in the US, Europe, and Japan. As Managing Partner for McKinsey in France, he led the pharmaceutical sector and co-led the financial institutions group before leading all industrial sectors.