BOSTON, MA (April 15, 2021) – Thilo Henkes and Ian Tzeng, Managing Directors in L.E.K.’s Boston office, have been named Global Leaders in Consulting for 2021 by Consulting Magazine. Global Leader award recipients are recognized for their outstanding leadership qualities and extraordinary influence within their firms and across the entire consulting profession.

As the leader of L.E.K.’s Global Packaging practice, Henkes has been integral to building and leading the practice since its beginning in 2007 to one of the largest and most successful subsectors within the firm’s Industrial practice. Under his leadership, the practice completes approximately 70 engagements globally per year, assisting clients with commercial strategies and transaction support.

Tzeng, who joined L.E.K. in 1998, founded and leads the firm’s Pharmaceutical Contract Services practice. With extensive experience in healthcare and life sciences, including vaccines, medical devices, rare diseases and biodefense, he has grown the practice from five projects in 2015 to more than 100 projects globally in 2020. Tzeng also leads L.E.K.’s global equality and gender diversity affinity group.

“Ian’s and Thilo’s accomplishments during their tenure at L.E.K. have been nothing short of extraordinary. They’ve each founded successful practices that have become intrinsic to our firm,” said Robert Rourke, President of L.E.K.’s Americas region. “We congratulate Ian and Thilo on the well-deserved award and look forward to their continuing success as they provide outstanding services and contributions to our organization and clients.”

“It’s a great honor to receive this recognition for a journey that began many years ago and has led to a world of interesting and exciting work. Of course, my colleagues and clients have been an enormous part of this success, and I’d like to thank them,” said Henkes.

“I’m thrilled to receive this award from Consulting Magazine. While it’s the culmination of many years of hard work, I wouldn’t be here without my colleagues and clients,” said Tzeng.

Henkes and Tzeng will be honored at a virtual awards ceremony on April 15, 2021.

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