Bain & Company France promotes Ada Di Marzo and Xavier Bersillon

24 September 2018 Authored by

Bain & Company has promoted two of its partners in France – Ada Di Marzo and Xavier Bersillon – to a more senior level. 

Xavier Bersillon joined Bain & Company in 1998 and has since gained extensive experience in the retail sector, having worked for among others food, consumer electronics, apparel & shoes, furniture & home equipment, e-commerce players and hypermarkets & department stores. He has also supported many clients in the transport, tourism, media and private equity industries. Bersillon specialises in strategy development (vision & mission, growth strategy, business unit strategy), mergers & acquisitions, customer strategy (value proposition development, customer experience), operations improvement and assets management.

Bersillon is a leader in Bain’s Advanced Manufacturing & Services, Freight & Logistics, Passenger Transportation and Retail practices.

Ada Di Marzo, who is of Italian origin, has more than 15 years of management consulting experience, advising clients in the financial services, media, oil, industrial goods, telecommunications, tech and private equity industries. She joined Bain & Company in 1999 in Rome, after which she moved to the firm’s Paris office in 2004. Prior to consulting, Di Marzo worked for Telecom Italia Finance in the financial markets department in Luxembourg, and for San Paolo Imi – Banco Di Napoli in Italy in retail and asset management.Ada Di Marzo and Xavier Bersillon - Bain & CompanyAt Bain, which has been active in France since 1985 with an office in Paris, Di Marzo leads the firm's Financial Services practice. Her track record includes helping banks with restructuring and distribution optimisation, front-office and back-office process reengineering, and post-merger integration. She has also helped several financial services institutions with growth strategy, M&A, capital, liquidity and asset liability management.

Both Bersillon and Di Marzo have been elevated within Bain’s partner pyramid – meaning that aside from been granted expanded responsibilities, they will also see their equity stake in the firm’s partnership increased. Bain's Paris office now has 14 other partners in the same level: Domenico Azzarello, Laurent-Pierre Baculard, Grégoire Baudry, Bernard Birchler, Paolo Bordogna, Jérôme Brunet, Stéphane Charvériat, Camille Goossens, Marc-André Kamel, Arnaud Leroi, Jean-Marc Le Roux, Olivier Marchal, François Montaville and Loïc Plantevin.

The appointment comes shortly after Bain & Company promoted Sabine Atieh, formerly at Roland Berger in France, from Principal to Partner. Earlier this year, the US-origin strategy consultancy promoted Matthieu Vigneron to partner in in its Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice. 

Meanwhile, in Germany, Europe’s largest management consulting market, Bain & Company in the summer opened a new office in Berlin, its fourth in the country.


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