MUNICH, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Roland Berger has appointed Philippe Chassat and Alain Le Couédic to lead the company’s Financial Services Practice in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Both will be responsible for expanding Roland Berger’s business in the region, providing clients with innovative solutions to manage disruption and transformation.
“As a global business consultancy we have been expanding our business in Asia for over 30 years and the region now represents a significant share of our total business,” comments Charles-Edouard Bouée, CEO at Roland Berger. “Alain and Philippe will leverage our global reach, European roots and large Asian presence to serve our clients in the region even better.”
“The financial services industry in the region is going to experience a massive transformation shaped by global trends and the differing development stages of each country,” explains Knut Storholm, Partner and Global Head of the Financial Services Competence Center at Roland Berger. “In their new role, Alain and Philippe will benefit from their longstanding experience of global markets and in-depth knowledge of the region to drive our teams and help our clients through this evolving landscape. We see plenty more opportunities in the region and this new setup reflects our commitment and ambition to grow with our local and global clients.”
Philippe Chassat joined Roland Berger as a Partner in 2005. He is a member of the Singapore office’s management team. Philippe has over 20 years of experience assisting financial institutions with domestic and international expansion strategies. He holds M.A. and M.S. degrees in Business Studies, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets from the IEP Paris and is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Alain Le Couédic is a Partner at Roland Berger in Greater China. Alain has over 20 years of professional consulting experience. For the past 18 years, he has been based in Hong Kong. In this time, Alain has helped clients resolve issues related to strategy, organization, operations, mergers & acquisitions, and private equity. Alain holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and an MS (Ingénieur) from Agro ParisTech.
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SOURCE: Roland Berger GmbH