Media releases

7-08-14
Do executives spend their time on the right things? They themselves say they do not
New York, July 8, 2014 – There’s no question that executives and leaders are busier than ever. But are they spending their valuable time on what matters most, the things that advance their companies’ performance and competitive standing? read more >

6-17-14
Most executives agree that their companies spend too much money on low-priority initiatives and cut costs indiscriminately, says new Strategy& survey
New York, June 17, 2014 – Executives worldwide say low-priority initiatives get too much funding, cost-cutting isn’t strategic and budgeting isn’t tightly aligned with strategic planning at their companies. read more >

6-03-14
Is the C-Suite an echo chamber for strategy?
New York, June 3, 2014 – Record-setting stock market performance could be masking a significant problem: Companies are actually strategically and financially out of shape, rendering many unfit for steeper competition and leaner market conditions. read more >

4-29-14
Quarter century until about one-third of incoming CEOs at world's largest companies are women, predicts new Strategy& study
New York, 29th April 2014 – The numbers are moving in the right direction: In eight out of the last 10 years, the share of women becoming CEOs of the world’s biggest public companies has been higher than the share of women leaving that office. And, over the past five years, the total share of women becoming CEOs was considerably higher than in the prior five-year period (3.6% versus 2.1%). read more >

4-23-14
Addressing new digital divide key for balanced growth
New York, 23rd April 2014 – Little progress is being made in bridging the digital divide between technology savvy nations and others, according to the 13th edition of the Global Information Technology Report 2014. The stalling of progress is worrisome for emerging and developing nations, which are at risk of missing out on many positive impacts information and communications technologies (ICT) bring, including increased innovation, economic competitiveness and greater social inclusion. read more >

4-23-14
Senior executives express deep concerns about their companies’ strategies and their ability to execute them, according to new Strategy& survey
New York, 23rd April 2014 – Executives disclose their companies have significant shortcomings when it comes to developing and executing strategy, according to a Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company, now part of the PwC network) survey of 501 executives at companies around the world with revenues of $500 million to more than $10 billion. Indeed, a majority of executives – 55% – said they are concerned that their companies “are not focused on executing our strategy.” read more >

4-03-14
PwC completes its acquisition of Booz & Company
New York, 3rd April 2014 – PwC is pleased to announce today the successful completion of its combination with Booz & Company. With the granting of all regulatory approvals for Booz & Company to join PwC, it is now officially part of the PwC Network. All closing conditions for the deal have been met. read more >

2-04-14
Which Emerging Market Companies Have the Chops to Sustain Strong Growth and Profits through the Emerging Cooldown?
New York/Shanghai, February 4, 2014 — The cool-down and expected uneven growth in emerging markets, particularly China and India, beg a question: Which emerging market “giants” that soared during high-growth periods will continue to do so as these markets slow down? read more >

1-15-14
Challenges Lie Ahead for Wealth Managers
London, UK, January 15, 2014—Assets under management have seen a significant upswing around the world but these gains have not translated into the top-and-bottom-line growth that wealth managers would expect based on past recoveries. Booz & Company is today releasing the results of an extensive global survey – conducted from interviews with over 150 wealth management executives, senior financial advisors, and regulators from more than 15 international markets – the results of which reveal that a number of issues are affecting the speed of recovery. read more >

1-06-14
Booz & Company Launches New Global Hub for Digital Services
Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY, January 6, 2014—After one year in business, Booz & Company’s high-impact Booz Digital unit has achieved such significant results that it is now becoming the firm’s global hub for all digital services. The firm announced today it will migrate all of its digital leadership, offerings, and talent to Booz Digital, forming a single brand for all things digital it does for clients and takes to market. read more >

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