BCG strengthens its Telecom and Industrial Goods Practice areas with the addition of two new partners
Source: The Boston Consulting Group , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Tue March 7, 2017 12:14 pm

UAE. As it continues to accelerate growth in the Middle East, strengthening its market position and catering to developing segments in the region, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has announced the appointment of two new partners to its Middle East partner team.

Oscar Ruiz has joined as a partner in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice, and Heinz Pley has joined the Industrial Goods practice.
               
BCG has been consciously appointing new members to its Middle East team to optimize the continuous development and transformation of the region to fulfill key priority areas in an effort to increase its presence in the region, strengthen its sector-specific expertise, widen its client portfolio, and drive new market growth.
 
“Our talented and dedicated new partners each bring with them strong business acumen, vast operational and strategic experience, and in-depth insights into socio-economic trends currently punctuating the Middle East, which has become one of our most important global markets,” said Joerg Hildebrandt, Senior Partner & Managing Director at BCG Middle East.

“Having held long-standing positions in the firm, with expertise that are especially pertinent in the region, we are confident in their ability to enhance our clients’ businesses, tap into their most critical challenges with innovative solutions, and bolster BCG Middle East’s leadership prowess across priority practice areas.”
 
Oscar Ruiz, Co-Leader of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice area, has more than 20 years of telecommunications experience both Partner in top management consulting and as C-level in the sector when he was President of British Telecom (BT) International and SVP BT Group Strategy.

His main areas of expertise are corporate strategy development and organizational transformation, having led major transformational programs with the CEOs and management teams of some of the world’s top Operators and Technology firms both regionally and globally.
 
Heinz Pley, BCG's Global Head of Mining, brings more than 20 years’ experience as a top management consultant, investment banker, transformation expert, and principal investor for the benefit of his clients, who he advises on how to shape and execute winning strategies and build the requisite organizational capability to sustain value creation on a steady basis.

He is a long-standing trusted advisor to the world’s largest diversified resources company across many commodities, geographies, and functional areas.

Photo Caption: Joerg Hildebrandt, Senior Partner & Managing Director at BCG Middle East
 
About The Boston Consulting Group
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