Amsterdam, 28 March 2013—On 1 April 2013 Senior Vice President Peter B. Mensing will be assuming the role of Managing Director of Europe for global management consultancy Booz & Company. As such, he also joins the firm’s Executive Committee. Mensing leads the global Consumer & Retail practice of Booz & Company and is Managing Partner of the firm in Amsterdam.
“Peter is ideally suited to lead Europe through our next chapter of growth,” said Cesare Mainardi, CEO of Booz & Company. “His track record is nothing short of tremendous. Not only has he established Booz & Company as a top management consultancy firm in the Netherlands, but he has overseen the significant growth of our consumer and retail business globally. We are fortunate to have someone of Peter’s impressive experience and credentials taking on this important and additional institutional role.”
Peter B. Mensing succeeds Per-Ola Karlsson, who served as Managing Director of Europe for two years and will continue to serve as leader of the firm’s activities in Northern Europe, in addition to devoting more time to client work. “I am very grateful to Per-Ola for his leadership, and I am honored that the Board has asked me to lead our business in Europe,” said Mensing. “I am fully committed to helping our European business grow further while continuing to serve clients.”
Recently it was announced that Booz & Company has signed an agreement to acquire Management Engineers in Germany, a global management consultancy with a complementary market position and functional heritage, particularly in automotive, industrials, and operations consulting in Germany, China, the UK, and the US. That deal is subject to the affirmative vote of Booz & Company’s partners.
Peter Mensing started his career at Booz & Company in 1984 when the firm’s office was founded in the Netherlands. His consulting expertise is focused on strategy and organization work for international companies in the consumer and financial services sectors in Europe, the United States, Asia, and South America.
He has several board and advisory roles in The Netherlands and holds an MA in Business Economics from the University of Amsterdam.