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Press releases 2012

10-15-12
Empowering the Third Billion: Utilising Women as Key Drivers of Economic Growth
London, 15 October 2012 – With a staggering one billion women around the world set to enter the global economy in the coming decade, Booz & Company provide an analytical look into this complex group’s potential and the common challenges that it faces.read more >

7-09-12
€19 billion could be gained if people with chronic illnesses continued treatment
London, 9th July, 2012 – The UK could gain as much as €19 billion by addressing therapy adherence for chronic illnesses, finds a recent study by Booz & Company and the Bertelsmann Foundation. Therapy adherence - whether a patient follows through on the agreement with their doctor over lifestyle changes, medication schedules, recommended treatments, awareness of symptoms, and precautionary measures—appears at first glance to be a private affair. But it has a far broader impact: it lowers healthcare costs associated with complications and the progression of diseases, and increases workplace productivity.read more >

6-13-12
Chinese Consumer Market Maturing with an Increasing Focus on Product Quality and Consumer Choice
London, June 13, 2012 – The Chinese consumer marketplace is quickly maturing and becoming more segmented, with an increasing number of consumers in top tier cities demanding higher quality products—and willing to pay a premium for them. While at the same time, in smaller but rapidly expanding cities and rural areas where price still rules, the choice of available products has dramatically increased.read more >

5-24-12
CEO Turnover Rate Rises to Pre-Recession Levels, Finds Booz & Company Annual Global CEO Succession Study
London, May 24, 2012 – As the global economy begins to recover, CEO turnover at the world’s largest 2,500 public companies returned to rates seen during pre-recession years, according to Booz & Company’s 12th annual CEO Succession Study. Globally, CEO turnover is now at 14.2 per cent, up 2.6 per cent from 2010; while in the UK, this figure is even higher at 14.7 per cent.read more >

2-22-12
Mergers & Acquisitions Built Around Companies' Distinctive Strengths Significantly Outperform Other Deals, Booz & Company Study Finds
New York, NY, February 22, 2012 — Mergers and acquisitions designed from the start to enhance or leverage companies’ distinctive strengths significantly outperform transactions that are not capabilities-driven, according to a new study released today by global management consulting firm Booz & Company.Read More

2-11-12
Booz & Company Elects Cesare Mainardi as Next CEO
New York, NY, February 12, 2012 — Booz & Company, a leading global management consulting firm, today announced that its board of directors has elected Cesare Mainardi to be theRead More