London, Paris – 14 November 2016 – L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, has appointed two new partners in Europe. Jean-Christophe Coulot joins the Paris office and will play a key role in the region’s Industrials practice, with a focus on Energy & Environment; and Christian Seiffert will be a leading member of the European Life Sciences practice, based in London and Munich.

“We are delighted to welcome Jean-Christophe and Christian to L.E.K.,” commented Jonathan Sparey, head of L.E.K.’s European region. “They are a natural fit for the firm, possessing the combination of deep sector expertise and extensive strategy consulting experience that L.E.K. uses to deliver practical insights and tangible results for our clients,”

“Jean-Christophe will be a valuable asset as we work to deliver exceptional results for our clients,” said Clare Chatfield, partner and head of L.E.K.’s Paris office and the firm’s global Energy & Environment practice. “Most recently, he worked on the transformation of traditional business models in the Energy & Environment sector, with a particular focus on innovation and the circular economy.”

“Christian’s breadth of experience and ability to achieve impactful results make him a great addition to our Life Sciences team, and his appointment will enhance L.E.K.’s reputation as a leading advisor to the Life Sciences sector in Europe,” said Clay Heskett, partner and head of L.E.K.’s European Life Sciences practice. “His client-focused, results-driven approach and experience in growing regional consulting businesses will be a real asset to the firm.”

Jean-Christophe Coulot brings 25 years’ experience in corporate strategy, strategic planning, performance improvement, business transformation and change leadership across the industrials sector. Prior to joining L.E.K., Jean-Christophe was a senior executive with Veolia Environment and leader of the pre-merger comprehensive risk management due diligence for Veolia Transport and Transdev.  He has also been a partner in several major strategy and management consultancies.

Christian Seiffert has been advising leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology clients for more than 16 years. He has worked on a wide range of assignments including commercial excellence, product launch, brand management, pricing and market access, and corporate strategy. Prior to joining L.E.K., Christian was Managing Director and Regional General Manager at inVentiv Health Consulting (formerly Campbell Alliance), responsible for running the European consulting business. He has also held senior positions in Monitor’s life science practice in Europe.

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