Bain adds partners in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich

19 July 2019 3 min. read
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Bain & Company has admitted six new partners to its partnership in Germany across its offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich.

Andreas Becker has been with Bain & Company – one of the globe’s top strategy consulting firms – since 2007. He specialise in the insurance industry, with a focus on improving customer experience and digital transformation. Becker is based in the firm’s Berlin office. 

Frank Lesmeister joined Bain in February this year from rival Boston Consulting Group. He supports clients in industrial sectors, including automotive, industrial goods, pharmaceutical and medical technology. Düsseldorf-based Lesmeister specialises in lean, quality management, manufacturing excellence, performance improvement and digitisation.

Similarly, Thomas Nachtwey has been a partner at Bain in Düsseldorf since February, when he joined from Oliver Wyman, which he served for over a decade. Nachtwey has more than 15 years of consulting experience, assisting clients in implementing digitisation strategies and designing and implementing IT architectures. He is part of Bain’s Telecommunications and IT practice.

Also based in Düsseldorf, Karl Strempel has been promoted from the firm’s internal ranks. He started at Bain in 2007, and has grown into an automotive expert. he helps clients with international growth, sales and aftersales strategies, channel management and performance improvement. He also supports OEMs and suppliers in the industry with digital transformation. 

Andreas Becker, Thomas Nachtwey, Frank Lesmeister, Steffen Roehn and Nicholas Zacher

Steffen Roehn is a partner in Bain’s Frankfurt am Main locale. He supports clients in the IT, telecommunications and insurance industries, with a focus on the development and implementation of IT and digitisation strategies. He worked the past six years as an independent consultant, and was previously CIO at Deutsche Telekom and subsidiary T-Mobile. Earlier in his career, Roehn worked for a predecessor of Capgemini Invent. 

Rounding off the intake of new partners in Germany is Nicholas Zacher, who is based in Munich. He joined Bain in 2013 and is an expert in the consumer goods industry as well as in retail. He advises clients on topics such as customer and marketing strategies, new retail business models, digitalisation and advanced analytics. 

Commenting on the appointments, Walter Sinn, Bain’s boss in Germany since 2014 said, “Bain continues to grow strongly in the German-speaking region. The new partners cover virtually all industries, from telecom and IT to consumer and retail, automotive and industrial goods, private equity, healthcare and financial services. But, each one of them has extensive experience with digitisation strategies and digital transformations – topics that are of central importance to our customers.” 

Twelve months ago, Bain appointed four partners in the DACH region – Enver Adakan, Hendrik Lamché, Steffen Gänzle and Marco Gerrits.