McKinsey Alumnus Joins Permira Healthcare Team

Mubasher Sheikh joins European Private Equity Firm.

Sheikh leaves his role as a Partner at McKinsey to lead Permira’s Healthcare team. The team was established in 2008 and now consists of 10 people.

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BCG & Bain alumnus for the Whitehouse

Mitt Romney’s career says a lot about how American business has changed.

We found this article relating Mitt Romney’s career to some major changes in US business over the last fifty years an interesting read. It talks of how Romney’s career was closely aligned with three major changes in corporate america, changes which resonate¬†with corporate life throughout the west:

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Booz Rail Team joins SGS

Strategic Rail Consultants Phil Taylor, Richard Bexon, Simon Lawson and Wendy Morgan joined SGS CORREL Rail in January.

They will enhance SGS CORREL Rail’s existing capability and help support its future growth. SGS CORREL Rail provides strategic consulting and independent verification and validation services to the rail industry.


McKinsey Partner rejoins Peugeot Citroen

Yves Bonnefont rejoins PSA Peugeot Citroen  as Strategy Director.

He returns to the company 14 years after he left his role as Manufacturing Manager with the firm.¬†He joins from McKinsey where he was the Partner in charge of the firm’s global automotive practice.

Peugeot is facing difficult times with a drop in  sales and profitability, but analysts say the strategy to pursue international is the right one and that Bonnefont will be continuing with the same strategic direction.

The press release is available here.


PWC & Marakon Alumnus takes RBS Strat Job

Richard Kibble has been appointed Group Director of Strategy and Corporate Finance at RBS.

He will move in March from PWC where he has been a Partner leading the firm’s Financial Services Corporate Strategy practice since he joined in 2008. He¬†was previously UK Managing Partner at Marakon Associates, where he worked for 18 years.

Kibble will play a major part in the turnaround at RBS as its Chief Executive, Stephen Hester, continues with the plan to dramatically shrink the bank.