BOSTON, MA (May 14, 2024) – Global strategy consultancy L.E.K. Consulting announced that Aaron Byrne has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Partner to build the firm’s Americas Financial Services practice. Byrne is based in the San Francisco office.

Byrne’s appointment comes as L.E.K. invests globally in the expansion of its Financial Services offering. Byrne joins L.E.K. from a leading consultancy, where he was Global Financial Services Sector Leader. Throughout his career, he has been involved in large-scale strategy, transformation and transaction efforts across key financial sectors including banking, payments, wealth and asset management, insurance, fintech and digital assets.

“We are thrilled to welcome Aaron to the firm. He is a trusted advisor to financial services CEOs and executive teams, and will help guide L.E.K.’s financial services clients through their most important decisions,“ said Manny Picciola, L.E.K. Managing Director and Head of the Americas region. “His addition to the firm will accelerate the development of our Financial Services practice in the Americas and globally.”

Byrne has a track record advising traditional financial services and fintech leaders on strategy, transactions and value creation across the Americas, EMEA, UK, APAC and Oceania. Byrne is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Texas A&M University.

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