London — October 29, 2019 — L.E.K. Consulting announced today that it has elected Clay Heskett as its new Head of Europe, succeeding partner Jonathan Sparey in the role.

Heskett is based in London and has been a partner at L.E.K. since 2007. He is a member of the firm’s Global Leadership Team and Head of the European Life Sciences practice, a position he has held since moving to London from the U.S. in 2011.

“On behalf of L.E.K.’s partners, I am delighted to announce the election of Clay Heskett as our new European head,” said Stuart Jackson, global managing partner of L.E.K. Consulting. “Clay has made a huge contribution to the firm over nearly 15 years, leading the growth of our European Life Sciences practice and establishing L.E.K. as the preeminent adviser in the sector. We look forward to his leadership of our European business as we continue with our ambitious expansion plans, and pursue our goal of being the strategic adviser of choice for growth-minded organisations.”

“I would like to thank Jonathan Sparey for serving as head of Europe for the past four and a half years,” added Jackson. “Jonathan is passing the baton with the firm and the region in fantastic shape. Under his leadership, we have transformed our business in Europe, adding 10 new partners, expanding our service offering, and significantly growing our client base.”

Sparey will continue to provide strategic advice to L.E.K.’s clients in his role as a partner in the European Healthcare Services practice.

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