Boston Consulting Group appoints three partners in Denmark

06 September 2019 2 min. read
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The Danish arm of Boston Consulting Group has appointed three partners in its leadership. 

Promoted from the firm’s internal ranks to partner are Kim Thomas and Thomas Kingombe Kock. The latter advisor has been with the strategy and management consultancy since 2014, when he joined from Celerant Consulting, just after the operations specialist was acquired by Hitachi Consulting. Earlier in his career, Kingombe Kock held a number of consulting and industry roles in the UK, France and Denmark.

At Boston Consulting Group (BCG), he focuses on business transformation, operations excellence and production management engagements. He is a graduate of the Technical University of Denmark and holds an MBA from London Business School. 

Fellow newly promoted partner Kim Thomas is an expert in post-merger integration, merger & acquisition, and divestitures. He joined BCG in Denmark last year from arch-rival McKinsey & Company, where he worked for eight years. Previously, he spent twelve years in the corporate finance and management consulting wings of two Big Four firms: PwC and Deloitte.

Thomas Kingombe Kock, Asbjorn Kastaniegaard and Kim Thomas - BCG

Speaking of his promotion, a delighted Thomas said, “In my role as partner and global expert on post-merger integration and carve-out topics, I get to work around the world with major companies during their most challenging and exciting periods of change. Working with a great team of talented BCG colleagues side-by-side with clients navigating through these turbulent times is an opportunity to really have an impact when it matters most.” 

Thomas holds an MBA in Business and Management Science from Lund University in Sweden.

The third of new partners is Asbjørn Kastaniegaard, who has been appointed partner & managing director. He has been hired from KIRKBI, the investment company of the Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen – formerly the CEO of Lego, and with a net worth of over $5 billion the third richest Dane. At the financial investor, Kastaniegaard served as Head of the Long Term investments.

Prior to his two years at the private equity group, Kastaniegaard spent a decade with Bain & Company, latterly in the role of partner, and before that he served Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller – Maersk, latterly as General Manager. Kastaniegaard, who holds an MBA from London Business School, specialises in transportation, logistics, and manufacturing.

Boston Consulting Group has been active in Denmark since 1998. The office, which is located in Copenhagen’s business hub of Kalvebod Brygge, is led by Anders Fæste.