BOSTON, MA (March 13, 2023) ¬– Global strategy firm L.E.K. Consulting’s Tobias Koesters and Darren Perry have been named among Consulting Magazine’s 2023 Global Leaders in Consulting. Koesters, a Partner at L.E.K., was awarded for Excellence in Client Service and Perry, a Partner, was awarded for Excellence in Pro Bono. Global Leader award recipients are recognized for their outstanding leadership qualities and extraordinary influence within their firms and across the entire consulting profession.

“We are proud to congratulate Tobias Koesters and Darren Perry on the well-deserved recognition,” said Clay Heskett, Global Managing Partner at L.E.K. “Their impact at L.E.K. has been significant, and we look forward to their future success as they continue to provide meaningful solutions to our clients and contribute significantly to the L.E.K. team.”

Koesters, a Partner who joined L.E.K. in 2007, is based in the firm’s Munich office. He has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare. He leads high-impact projects that address corporate growth strategy, business design and planning, as well as transaction support. He launched the firm’s local activities in healthcare services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Poland, and is head of the area’s operations.

“I am honored to be recognized as a Global Leader in Consulting for Excellence in Client Services,” Koesters said. “My ultimate goal is to help healthcare services and medtech providers further improve their patient outcomes by leveraging technological advancements, engaging in targeted digitalization and increasing their operational efficiencies.”

Perry, a Partner, who joined L.E.K. in 2005, is based in the firm's Boston office. He is Head of L.E.K.'s Digital service line, where he leads client projects focused on digital strategy, digital commerce, digital products, and digital ways of working. He has led the firm’s Pro Bono consulting program in the U.S. for the past 10 years and has overseen nearly 30 projects for clients addressing a wide range of societal issues, including childhood education, climate change, equity, diversity and inclusion and preservation of the arts – in total representing over $10 million in donated consulting services. Learn more here about L.E.K.’s pro bono work in a video with Perry and other L.E.K.ers.

“I am very thankful to receive this award, as a Global Leader in Consulting for Excellence in Pro Bono,” said Perry. “It’s a wonderful endorsement of the tireless work that our pro bono clients do, whether it is mentoring underprivileged children in their local communities or working on solutions to global challenges, like climate change. It’s also a recognition of the importance of corporate social responsibility, and I know it will encourage future leaders at L.E.K. to use their talents for good.”

They were honored at an awards gala in London in February 2023.

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