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Roland Berger underscores growth ambition and strengthens global operations with twelve new Partners

Press release   •   Feb 07, 2021 21:17 -12

  • The consultancy adds eleven new members to its partnership in Germany, Canada, France, Portugal and the UK; one Senior Partner joins the firm
  • Six Partners are promoted to Senior Partner in China, Germany and the United States

Munich, February 2021: Roland Berger is expanding its partnership with twelve new members internationally, underscoring its growth ambition for 2021. The consultancy elevated five employees to Partner level and brought six new Partners in from outside the firm. In addition, Patrick Müller-Sarmiento, the former CEO of retail chain Real, rejoined Roland Berger as a Senior Partner at the beginning of the year. Six other consultants who were already Partners were promoted to Senior Partner.

"We have posted strong growth in recent months in spite of the adverse circumstances. The consultants we have promoted and brought onboard will help us continue to drive the positive development of our company going forward. I congratulate them all and look forward to a working with them for business success," said Stefan Schaible, Global Managing Partner Roland Berger. "The entire economy is facing transformation on a massive scale and it is time for resolute action to address this – the coronavirus crisis has ramped up the pressure on businesses all round. Companies will need to fundamentally review and reposition their business models, and some will find themselves doing so with tighter financial margins. Our consulting expertise is in demand as companies tackle this challenge and we want to stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients. It is our Partners' entrepreneurial thinking, sound expertise and outstanding commitment that enables us to do so."

Twelve new Roland Berger Partners globally

A total of five Roland Berger consultants have been promoted to Partner: Lennart Bösch and Marc Hesse in Germany, Eric Esperance and Olivier Hanoulle in France and Olga Talanova in the UK. The consultancy's lateral hires are Dennis Bücker, Maximilian Dressler (both in Germany), Siobhán Géhin, Stephanie Mills (both in the UK), Oona Stock (Canada) and João Hrotko (Portugal). The new intake is complemented by Patrick Müller-Sarmiento, who rejoins Roland Berger as a Senior Partner in 2021.

Six Roland Berger Partners have also been elevated to Senior Partner level: Thomas Fang in China, Per Breuer, Matthias Holzamer, Peter Magunia and Matthias Rückriegel in Germany and Frederic Choumert in the United States.

Roland Berger, founded in 1967, is the only leading global consultancy of German heritage and European origin. With 2,400 employees working from 34 countries, we have successful operations in all major international markets. Our 50 offices are located in the key global business hubs. The consultancy is an independent partnership owned exclusively by 250 Partners.