L.E.K. Consulting Asia

THE SCOOP

Getting to like L.E.K.

Founded in 1983, L.E.K. Consulting is a strategy consulting firm that offers four major capabilities to its clients: strategy, mergers and acquisitions, operations and organizational development and marketing and sales consulting. The firm maintains more than 20 offices around the world, while its clients are global companies that are leaders in their industries, ranging from Fortune 500 members to small businesses. The firm has strength in many major industries: aviation and travel, industrials, building products, biopharmaceuticals and life sciences, retail and consumer products, natural resources, healthcare, media and entertainment, MedTech, surface transport and private equity. 

In the Asia-Pacific region, L.E.K. opened in Australia in 1987 and has continued to open offices across the region, most recently adding an office in Singapore in 2014. Today, the firm has additional locations in Beijing, Chennai, Melbourne, Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Seoul, Sydney and Tokyo.

 

Digging in

Underscoring all its services, says L.E.K., are its data-driven capabilities that drive insights. "The most valuable service that L.E.K. provides," the firm says, "is to leverage outstanding analysis to deliver exceptional insights to clients." The firm's data-crunchers dig into the numbers to provide clients with clear, actionable recommendations using advanced research, benchmarking, modeling, analysis and strategy development methods.

 

Offering a helping hand

L.E.K. takes its responsibilities-especially its social responsibilities-seriously. As part of its environmental and social responsibility program, the firm works with charitable organizations on projects to improve the environment and to strengthen social services. One such client is Medicines for Humanity (MFH), a nonprofit that helps local health care partners implement effective health care initiatives for children and become self-sustaining organizations. L.E.K. worked with MFH to develop a business model that combines health care services and microenterprise lending.

And, when it comes to going green, L.E.K. is more than just talk, working with clients on issues related to climate change, such as policy and regulation, green investments and developing low-carbon business strategies. In January 2008, L.E.K. became carbon neutral, making it the first major consultancy to implement such a policy across its global operations.

The firm's outreach doesn't stop there. In 2011, it began publishing a blog, written by current L.E.K. consultants, on life at the firm. Called the L.E.K. Advisor (http://ask.lek.com), the blog serves as a window into both the company and the consulting profession for those who may be considering applying.

 

IN THE NEWS 

August 2014

Taking off with Sydney Second Airport

L.E.K. Consulting Australia has been engaged as part of a specialist team for the Commonwealth's proposed Western Sydney Airport. Business Advisers Ernst & Young are leading the project and have engaged specialist teams such as L.E.K. Consulting to prepare a business case in the development of the airport concept. The business case will examine, but is not limited to, patronage forecasting, airport operation and design concepts, examination of funding and financing models, market sounding, and airport costing and valuations. Read more.

 

June 2014

Setting sights on Singapore

L.E.K. has opened a new Southeast Asia hub in Singapore to service the ASEAN region. The office's language capabilities, including English, Mandarin, Thai, and Bahasa.

The Singapore office serves a range of large and mid-sized corporations to financial investors and public sector entities. Read more.

 

April 2014

Reaching New Heights Together: How Airlines Can Maximize the Value of Joint Ventures

Airlines have long understood that trust is essential to their relationship with customers. Building trust between traditional competitors does not come naturally. The success of JVs depends on airlines' ability to construct equitable and flexible partnership arrangements. Read more.

   

June 2014

The Rebirth of U.S. Manufacturing: Myth or Reality?

The media has been full of reports lately about a renaissance in U.S. manufacturing. The cheerleaders cite an array of heartening examples, but is this revival for real? L.E.K.'s Carol Wingard and Michael Connerty examine the results of a recent study of decision makers in 10 U.S. manufacturing industries to determine if this "rebirth" is myth or reality.

Read more. 

 

May 2014 

Here are some data companies MedTech firms should partner with

Jonas Funk, a Chicago-based partner in the firm's MedTech practice, was quoted in industry publication MDDI. Read more.

 

May 2014

Top Consultant Award 

L.E.K. Consulting's Bill Frack, a partner based in the Chicago office, has received the "Top 25 Consultants" award for excellence in healthcare. Read more.   

 

April 2014

Food & Pharma: How to Succeed in Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals 

Nutraceuticals are increasingly becoming power plays for both Big Food and Big Pharma companies. Driving this phenomenon is the draw of capturing a growing number of consumers who are seeking proactive health solutions to avoid negative pharmaceutical interventions. Here's a basic breakdown of issues companies should consider before they get in the game. Read more.

 

March 2014

Rising Star 

L.E.K. Consulting's Maria Steingoltz, a senior engagement manager based in the Chicago office, was named to Consulting  magazine's "Rising Stars of the Profession - 35 Under 35" for 2014. Read more

 

March 2013 

Executive Profile - Peter McKelvey

Peter McKelvey, President of L.E.K. Americas, was profiled in the Boston Business Journal. Read the profile here.

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L.E.K. Consulting Asia


75 State Street
19th Floor
Boston 02109
Phone: 1-617-951-9500
Fax: 617-951-9392
www.lek.com

STATS


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Co-Founder & Chairman: Iain Evans
  • Global Managing Partner: Stuart Jackson
  • Simon Barrett: Regional Head, Asia
  • 2014 Employees: 1,050

  • Employment Contact

    Visit L.E.K.'s careers page


  • Major Departments & Practices

    Marketing & Sales

    Mergers & Acquisitions

    Operations & Organization

    Shareholder Value Management

    Strategy

Major Office Locations

  • London (World HQ)
    21 offices in 13 countries
    Offices in 6 countries in Asia-Pacific

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