London – January 11, 2012 – L.E.K. Consulting, the global management consulting firm, today announced that it has elected Stuart Jackson as President of its North America region, effective January 1, 2012. Mr. Jackson will oversee the firm's strategy and operations in North America, and will also continue to advise L.E.K. clients. Mr. Jackson succeeds Marc Kozin, who is now a Senior Advisor to the firm.


During his nearly 30 years with L.E.K., Mr. Jackson has counseled hundreds of companies across multiple industries, including healthcare, consumer products, food & beverage and private equity, and is an innovator in the areas of business strategy and management excellence. Immediately prior to his appointment as president, Mr. Jackson was head of L.E.K.’s Chicago office, and has also held multiple U.S. and global leadership roles in the firm during the past three decades. He is the author of the acclaimed 2007 book "Where Value Hides: A New Way to Uncover Profitable Growth for Your Business," and has written dozens of articles for business publications, including Harvard Business ReviewWall Street JournalBloomberg Businessweek and Journal of Business Strategy.


“Stuart has been instrumental in guiding clients to new heights and having a material impact on their business growth,” said Iain Evans, Chairman of L.E.K. Consulting. “His blend of leadership and strategic business acumen will be critical as we help clients to capitalize on new opportunities and continue to drive L.E.K.’s growth.”


Mr. Jackson received an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Cambridge University, and a Master of Business Administration with distinction from INSEAD, where he was also awarded a NATO Fellowship.


L.E.K. has also announced the appointment of six new partners, all of whom were promoted from within the firm.


Mr. Evans noted, “Our appointment of six new partners from within the firm illustrates our commitment to recognizing individuals who are delivering strategic value to our clients while also playing an active role in positioning L.E.K. for continued success.”


The new partners are:



Martin Bundschu – Munich

Peter Ward – London

North America

Jonas Funk – Chicago

Robert Haslehurst – Boston

Jonathan Kfoury – Boston

Darren Perry – Boston


Partner biographies are available at


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 nearly 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 900 professionals in 20 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. 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. For more information, go to


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Global Management Consulting Firm Also Names Six New Partners to Support International Growth