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Roland Berger expands its Energy & Utilities practice in the United States with the team hire of consultants from Enovation Partners

Press release   •   Sep 09, 2019 00:01 -12

  • Founders of the Enovation Partners consulting practice and their team join the international consultancy Roland Berger, including partners Bob Zabors and Daniel Gabaldon
  • New team strengthens expertise in strategy and implementation for energy and energy-intensive clients in the US

Chicago/Munich, September 2019: Roland Berger, the only leading global consultancy of European origin, continues to steadily expand its business in the United States. Today the firm announced that management consultants from Enovation Partners have joined the company to bolster its US Energy & Utilities Competence Center in strategic and operational transformation for energy and energy-intensive clients.

Enovation founders Bob Zabors and Daniel Gabaldon join Roland Berger as Partners in the Chicago and Boston offices, respectively. Bill Kemp and Mike Granowski join as Directors in Chicago. Their team has served leading utilities, investors, and equipment manufacturers on strategy, new business models, renewable energy, energy storage, decarbonation of natural gas, and energy M&A projects. They are well known as thought leaders in energy storage and renewable and distributed energy resources. The team will provide a timely complement to Roland Berger's thought leadership in the automotive and industrial sectors.

Rob Henske, Managing Partner Roland Berger USA, said: "I am delighted to welcome Bob Zabors, Daniel Gabaldon and the Enovation Partners team to Roland Berger. This team hire underlines the continued momentum across our business. This is a natural fit for our organization as the Enovation Partners team shares our entrepreneurial spirit and emphasis on client service excellence."

Bob Zabors, CEO of Enovation Partners, stated: "We founded Enovation in 2013 to advocate for energy innovation and a market transition. Joining Roland Berger enables us to deliver exceptional insight and impact on a global scale, supporting leaders in energy, as well as their clients in transportation, manufacturing, chemicals, and private equity."

"The experience of the Enovation Partners team will be of significant value as we build our Energy & Utilities offering in the United States and strengthen our position on a global level," explained Torsten Henzelmann, Head of the Energy & Utilities Competence Center at Roland Berger. "We look forward to leveraging their cutting-edge analytic capabilities and extensive experience in strategic and operational issues to serve our energy and energy-intensive clients globally."

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About Roland Berger

Roland Berger, founded in 1967, is the only leading global consultancy of German heritage and European origin. With 2,400 employees working from 35 countries, we have successful operations in all major international markets. Our 52 offices are located in the key global business hubs. The consultancy is an independent partnership owned exclusively by 230 Partners.

About Enovation Partners

Founded in 2013, Enovation Partners focuses on accelerating the energy transition. In addition to strategy consulting, it provides cloud-based analytics for storage and renewables through its Enovation Analytics business, and global events and research through its Cleantech Group subsidiary. Enovation is recognized as one of "America's Top Management Consulting Firms" by Forbes, and one of "Seven Small Jewels" of the profession by Consulting Magazine.