Boston (October 25, 2018) – Eileen Coveney, Managing Director in L.E.K. Consulting’s Global Healthcare practice, has been named among Consulting magazine’s Women Leaders in Consulting in 2018 for excellence in leadership. Coveney, who is based in Boston, advises clients in the biopharmaceutical industry on the development and execution of growth strategies.

“Eileen is an exceptional leader, and her contributions have been instrumental in helping us deliver impactful results for our clients. She has also had a foundational influence on the globalization of our Healthcare practice and helped establish L.E.K. as a leading Life Sciences consultancy. We congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition,” said Peter McKelvey, President of L.E.K.’s Americas region.

During her 25-year career in strategy consulting, Coveney has worked with over 300 biopharmaceutical companies to develop and execute growth strategies. She also developed an approach to product and portfolio commercial opportunity assessment that has facilitated over 70 global royalty monetization deals. Before joining L.E.K., Eileen was an executive in the financial services sector in investment banking. She holds a BA in economics from the College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Consulting magazine. I’m especially grateful to my colleagues and clients who make our work so rewarding,” said Coveney.

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