Roland Berger Strategy Consultants: Partners Elect new Global Executive
Committee and Supervisory Board

MUNICH and ESSEN, Germany, July 16 /CNW/ -

    -   Partners Elect new Global Executive Committee and new Supervisory
        Board Members
    -   Dr. Martin Wittig now Global CEO with Antonio Bernardo Second in
    -   Supervisory Board Elects Prof. Dr. Burkhard Schwenker as its new
    -   Prof. Dr. h.c. Roland Berger Becomes Honorary Chairman of the
        Strategy Consultancy he Founded

At their meeting in Essen, the Partners of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants cast their votes in the scheduled elections for the global Executive Committee (EC) and Supervisory Board. The Partners, from 26 countries, are aiming for further internationalization and have ushered in a new generation to the multi-member EC set up in 1994 and headed by Prof. Dr. h.c. Roland Berger. Two of the six members of this management committee were in the previous EC: Zurich-based Dr. Martin C. Wittig (46) replaces Hamburg-based Prof. Dr. Burkhard Schwenker (52) as CEO, with 50-year-old Antonio Bernardo from Lisbon as his deputy. New members are the Asia head Charles Edouard Bouee (41, Shanghai), restructuring expert Bernd Brunke (39, Berlin) and automotive expert Ralf Kalmbach (49, Munich). Tijo Collot d'Escury (43, Amsterdam) moves from the Supervisory Board to the EC. The Partners also elected former CEO Burkhard Schwenker, Vincent Mercier (61, Paris) and Stefan Schaible (42, Hamburg) to the Supervisory Board, which also comprises Veit Schwinkendorf (44, Dusseldorf) and Isao Endo (53, Tokyo). The Supervisory Board then chose Schwenker as Chairman, with Mercier as his deputy. Company founder and former Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Roland Berger, will become Honorary Chairman of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, the world's only top-five strategy consultancy of European origin.

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Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, founded in 1967, is one of the world's leading strategy consultancies. With 36 offices in 25 countries, the company has successful operations in all major international markets. In 2009, it generated more than EUR 616 million in revenues with 2,000 employees. The strategy consultancy is an independent partnership exclusively owned by about 180 Partners.

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