Clay Heskett elected to head LEK Consulting


BOSTON and LONDON, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – LEK Consulting, the global management consulting firm, elected Heskett clay as the next Global Managing Partner, the leading position in the partnership. Heskett will succeed Stuart jackson, who served three terms in this post, starting in 2013.

Heskett joined LEK in 2005 from the Boston Consulting Group and has served as LEK’s European Life Sciences Practice Leader and Head of its Europe region, based in London. LEK is focused on providing strategic advice, based on the company’s in-depth expertise across a range of industries, to business leaders at key times when they need to make complex and critical decisions. The company has experienced significant growth in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific in recent years.

“The pandemic has underscored the importance of the strategic advice LEK provides to astute business leaders. With change, disruption and uncertainty at an accelerating pace, we are more in demand than ever, around the world, by leaders who need to make the right calls. about capturing value, pursuing transactions and creating opportunities that others have not recognized or exploited, ”said Jackson.

“In this context, I am delighted to congratulate Heskett clay for being elected to lead and help guide the growth of LEK for $ 1 billion in revenue and beyond as more and more companies seek out our ideas. While Clay’s expertise in the life sciences – from cell and gene therapy to digital therapy and game-changing M&A transactions – is evident in his tremendous experience with our clients, I know also that he’s keenly attuned to where and how leaders, across a range of industries, have come to rely on us as complexity continues to define the business environment and decision-making, ”added Jackson.

Heskett said: “I am more than honored to have been elected to the position of Global Managing Partner. doing the best job and the collaborative nature makes them the best in our industry. “

“In addition, I am excited about the growth and challenges ahead for LEK. Armed with our superb and constantly evolving strategy and analysis capabilities, and our commitment to constantly improve our tools and talents, we will be able to serve even more business leaders, in more places, and show them how valuable our advice can be, ”added Heskett.

Heskett became a partner at LEK in 2007. Prior to joining LEK, he was a consultant with Boston Consulting Group. He previously worked in technology development for the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Virginia. Its outdoor activities include climbing high peaks and fly fishing.

Stuart jackson will remain with LEK as a partner.

About LEK Consulting
LEK Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping our clients consistently make better decisions, improve business performance and generate better returns for shareholders. The firm advises and supports leading global companies in their industry, including the largest organizations in the private and public sectors, private equity firms and emerging companies. Founded in 1983, LEK employs over 1,600 professionals across the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. For more information, visit

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