Chiheb Mahjoub, President and CEO, asserts “I am pleased to welcome Allen Merrill to Kurt Salmon. Allen has an established track record in building and leading successful consulting practices in financial services.
New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2011
Allen K. Merrill has joined Kurt Salmon as president of Global Financial Services where he assumes worldwide responsibility for this important practice. Among leadership positions held by Mr. Merrill throughout his career are, most recently, president of CASSIS Americas and group executive and head of Global Payments Consulting at MasterCard Worldwide. Mr. Merrill was previously a principal at McKinsey & Company, a director at Bain & Company, and head of A.T. Kearney’s Global Financial Services business.
Commenting on the significance of Mr. Merrill’s arrival to Kurt Salmon, Chiheb Mahjoub, President and CEO, asserts “I am pleased to welcome Allen Merrill to Kurt Salmon. We have a strong financial services consulting practice in Europe and a growing presence in the US market. Allen has an established track record in building and leading successful consulting practices in financial services, and his appointment provides a great opportunity for Kurt Salmon to reinforce our growth in the US and UK and to lead our Global Financial Services practice. I look forward to working with him.”
Mr. Merrill added, “I am delighted to be joining Kurt Salmon at this important time, following the recent merger of Ineum Consulting and Kurt Salmon Associates. The firm is well positioned to help financial services clients with strategic growth and performance improvement and to exploit new opportunities related to the convergence of financial services, consumer/retail and healthcare.”
Kurt Salmon’s Global Financial Services practice provides strategic, results-oriented advice and implementation support to the world’s leading banks, insurers, asset managers, securities firms, and payments-related companies.
In his role, Mr. Merrill succeeds Chiheb Mahjoub who previously led the Global Financial Services practice under Ineum Consulting and currently serves as Kurt Salmon’s chief executive officer. Mr. Merrill will be based in Kurt Salmon’s New York office located at 650 Fifth Avenue.
About Kurt Salmon
Kurt Salmon was formed by the merger of Kurt Salmon Associates and Ineum Consulting in January 2011. The firm is a global management consultancy of more than 1,600 consultants in 15 countries across five continents. Our clients are industry leaders who benefit from our deep industry and functional expertise. As trusted advisors, Kurt Salmon partners with clients to design, and then drive, strategies and solutions that make lasting and meaningful impact. We are committed to delivering measurable results for our clients through executional excellence.
Kurt Salmon is a company of Management Consulting Group (MMC - London Stock Exchange).
Learn more at: http://www.kurtsalmon.com
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