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Leadership change at Roland Berger: Charles-Edouard Bouée hands over management responsibility

Press release   •   Jun 07, 2019 02:15 -12

Munich/Berlin, June, 2019: During the bi-annual Partner meeting in Berlin today Charles-Edouard Bouée - in alignment with the Supervisory Board - informed the partnership about his decision to step down as CEO as of today. He has decided to follow new opportunities, leveraging his strong experience and network in the field of innovation, disruptive technologies and AI. Charles-Edouard Bouée is handing over a transformed company in a healthy situation after a record year to a management team covering all regions and dimensions of the firm’s business, comprising Tijo Collot d‘Escury, Sascha Haghani, Satoshi Nagashima, Olivier de Panafieu and Stefan Schaible.

Marcus Berret, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: "We thank Charles-Edouard for his strong contributions to our firm over the past 18 years, and especially for the energizing role he played in bringing our firm back on a growth track. He has been one of the engines behind our transformation. We are grateful to him for organizing a smooth transition and we will be happy to benefit from his experience in an advisory role to further support the development of Roland Berger. We are staying focused on further pushing our growth and good business performance, aiming for another record year in 2019."

Charles-Edouard Bouée: “We have all witnessed how globalization and digitalization are turning the world on its head. These developments are also offering incredible opportunities that I’m thrilled to explore and seize. After 18 years in consultancy at Roland Berger and after having successfully led the company’s transformation as part of a strong team, I am ready to put this invaluable experience and expertise into entrepreneurial practice.”

Roland Berger, founded in 1967, is the only leading global consultancy of German heritage and European origin. With 2,400 employees working from 35 countries, we have successful operations in all major international markets. Our 52 offices are located in the key global business hubs. The consultancy is an independent partnership owned exclusively by 230 Partners.