Roland Berger is an international management consultancy headquartered in Munich. With 2,400 employees and 52 offices in 35 countries, it has a presence in all major industrialised and emerging markets.
In home-country Germany, Frank Pietras and Uwe Weichenhain have joined the firm’s leadership. Pietras is based in Roland Berger’s Munich office and is an automotive expert.
He specialises in automotive advisory, commercial due diligence, growth strategy, market and product strategy and business processes transformation.
Uwe Weichenhain has been with the consultancy for over a decade, and has been named a partner in the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure arm.
In the Netherlands, where Roland Berger has a team of around 100 consultants based in Amsterdam, Koen Besteman and Sameer Mehta have been promoted to partner level. Besteman specialises in the life sciences, and biopharma industry, supporting companies with innovation management, new market development, business cases, and setting up value models for research projects and portfolios.
Having joined Roland Berger in 2010, Sameer Mehta focuses on merger & acquisition and investor support services. He works with private equity firms and corporate clients on topics related to due diligence, growth & performance improvement and restructuring.
In Sweden, Benny Guttman has been appointed a partner in the Gothenburg office. He has previously worked for three consulting firms, Accenture, EY and McKinsey & Company, prior to joining Roland Berger in 2017. In between consulting, he spent eight years at Volvo, the last six of which he was Senior Vice President at Volvo Logistics where he headed Strategy, Corporate Values and Operational Development.
Artem Zakomirnyi has been serving the consulting firm for over twelve years, working from the offices in Moscow, Russia, and Kiev, Ukraine. He specialises in strategic and operations work in the consumer goods and retail industries.
Based in Bucharest, Romania, Szabolcs Nemes has been with the firm since 2001, in the period developing industry expertise in energy & utilities, telecommunications and transportation. His functional expertise spans strategy development, large-scale transformation, definition of new organisation models, operational excellence and efficiency improvement.
Last but not least, the Frenchman Pierre-Antoine Bodin, who has been named a partner in Roland Berger’s Pharma and Healthcare practice.