Shanghai, China –September 29, 2011 – L.E.K. Consulting is pleased to announce the further expansion of its leadership team in China. Stephen Sunderland joins from L.E.K.’s London office to support the ongoing growth of the firm in China.

Stephen, who previously worked in L.E.K.’s Shanghai office in 2005, has over a decade of experience in strategy consulting. He has advised senior private and public sector organisations on strategy across a range of areas, including commercial due diligence (buy-side and sell-side), market entry strategy, organic and inorganic growth strategy, bid development, hostile takeover defence, litigation support and organisational and operational design.

Stephen commented: “China is one of the most dynamic economies in the world, in which L.E.K.’s combination of deep sector experience and rigorous research and analysis has been well received for over a decade. L.E.K. is passionate about meeting the needs of its clients and I am delighted to be returning to China at such an exciting point in L.E.K.’s, and China’s, development.”

Amongst Stephen’s recent assignments are an independent review of the UK government’s £16bn p.a. defence equipment acquisition programme and the development of a financial and operational plan for a FTSE100 energy company launching a new business.

Stephen has a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK.


About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Founded more than 25 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 900 professionals in 20 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. L.E.K. has been serving clients in China since 1998.

L.E.K. advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries – including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. L.E.K. helps business leaders consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns.

L.E.K. was recently named ‘Professional Services Firm of the Year’ at the City A.M. Awards 2011. L.E.K.’s Healthcare team has also received two significant awards over the last 12 months - Acquisitions Monthly ‘Health Sector Adviser of the Year' 2011 and Health Investor ‘Consultants of the Year 2011’.

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