North Highland announces long-term CEO Dan Reardon to step up to executive chairman of the board



“The world has changed, and so have the needs of businesses,” Reardon said. “I feel honored to have led this incredible company of world-class talent and clients for over 20 years. We have grown into one of the best strategy companies in the world and the work we did together will be a highlight of my life. It has been a pleasure to witness Alex’s contributions and influence within the firm and I know he has the right skills and the pulse of the people to be the leader that brings North Highland – and all of them. associated with it – at the top level. ”

Reardon joined North Highland in 1997 and served as CEO for two decades. During his tenure, the firm grew from 25 employees to more than 5,000 consultants. North Highland is part of Cordence Worldwide, a global network of truly connected consulting firms with the ability to think and deliver together, founded by Reardon.

The announcement comes at an exciting time for the company as it focuses on future growth led by Reardon and Bombeck. North Highland is regularly recognized as a leading global consulting firm by analyst firms such as Gartner, Forrester, ALM and others.

“It is a great honor and privilege to be invited to guide our great company through its next chapter,” Bombeck said. “I have had the benefit of working under and with Dan to lead the success of the business for the past eight years. Together, we have built a team capable of continuing its legacy of excellence and propelling this company forward. We ‘are committed to helping clients acquire the skills they need to take advantage of the radical change that we are currently experiencing and which will continue in the years to come. “

Bombeck will bring an impressive and diverse experience to his role as CEO of North Highland. He led the firm’s client focus strategy, ensuring that digital thinking, data and design are integrated into how his consultants solve client challenges. His approach, both within the firm and with clients, transforms organizational and operational processes that support new ways of working, greater business agility and cultures rooted in collaboration and co-creation. Prior to joining North Highland, Bombeck was Chief Digital Officer at Havas Worldwide.

Loretta Penn, Founder and President of Executive Consulting and Coaching Company PECC, LLC and Senior Director and Board Member of North Highland, said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to acknowledge the contributions exceptional that Dan has brought over his 20+ years with North Highland. As CEO, he helped ensure that we remain relevant and have grown into the successful business we are today. I also couldn’t be happier that Alex is now taking the helm and shaping his vision to create an enviable culture while moving us forward as a leader in change and transformation consulting. “

About North Highland
North Highland is making a difference by helping businesses transform by putting people at the heart of every decision. This is how sustainable progress is made. With our mix of workforce, clients and operational expertise, we are the global leader in transformation consulting. We’re innovating today, so it’s easier to navigate tomorrow.

Founded in 1992, North Highland is consistently named one of the best places to work. We are the founding member of Cordence Worldwide (, an international consulting alliance. For more information visit or connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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