The Boston Consulting Group Appoints New Partner

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Published January 16th, 2012 - 07:34 GMT
The Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Jake Leslie Melville as a Partner and Managing Director in the Middle East. This appointment further strengthens BCG’s global Energy practice and falls in line with BCG’s expansion plans for the Middle East. 

Leslie Melville will play a core role in augmenting BCG’s Energy practice and has extensive international experience in the sector, having led businesses in Europe, West Africa and Asia.

Joerg Hildebrandt, Partner and Managing Director and Head of BCG’s Middle East operations commented: “We are delighted to have Jake join the BCG team and are confident that his global expertise will further support BCG’s dynamic offerings in the Energy sector. As the world’s leading advisor on business strategy, BCG believes in investing in the top global talents across all sectors to help our clients grow their businesses.”

Leslie Melville has 16 years experience in strategy consulting after having moved into consulting from the utilities industry. He focuses predominantly on Oil and Gas but also works with a number of Utilities clients. He was elected a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and was a non-Executive Director of a UK Plc. board before joining BCG.

Originally from Scotland, Leslie Melville was educated at Eton College, Edinburgh University and has an MBA from the Wharton Business School.

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BCG began not as another management consulting firm but as a pioneer of bold, new approaches to running a company.

Helping organizations make the changes needed to seize competitive advantage—and to win—has always been BCG’s raison d'être. Since 1963, we have been helping leaders and their organizations build lasting advantage. The independent spirit handed down from Bruce Henderson, BCG's founder—always challenging the status quo—has given the firm the courage to look beyond the obvious to find solutions for more than 50 years.

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