Simon-Kucher & Partners appoints 11 partners in Europe

17 December 2019 3 min. read

The European division of Simon-Kucher & Partners has appointed eleven partners in five countries.

Jan Bordon has worked out of the Simon-Kucher offices in Bonn and Munich for more than eleven years. He is an expert on digital health and health IT related commercial topics, and has worked across several aspects of marketing & sales ranging from customer segmentation and pricing to process and revenue optimisation. 

Jens Hasche is a partner in Simon-Kucher’s Cologne office, specialising in pricing and monetisation topics, with a focus on the technology and IT sectors. He has been with the consultancy for nearly eight years, having joined the firm following graduation. Hasche previously completed internships at Booz & Company (currently Strategy&) and Lufthansa. 

Martin Mattes is a partner in the firm’s Consumer & Retail practice, based in its global headquarters in Bonn. He started his professional career at Simon-Kucher & Partners in 2008 and has worked with global players and mid-sized companies on a broad range of strategy, marketing, sales and pricing topics, such as channel strategy, portfolio management, consumer pricing, and trade term optimisation.Simon-Kucher & Partners appoints 11 partners in EuropeMatthias Nisster is based in Munich and works in Simon-Kucher’s Banking practice. He works primarily in the areas of retail and small business banking as well as fintech, focusing on commercial strategies, pricing, digital monetisation and value communication. Alongside his consulting work, he is a lecturer on monetisation topics.

Also promoted partner are Munich-based Andreas Hudelmaier, who works in the Automotive practice, and Simone Seiter, a Frankfurt-based partner in the Pharma & Biotech practice. 

Elsewhere in mainland Europe, Arjen Brasz and Jos Eeland were promoted to partner in the Netherlands. Both have been serving the Dutch office for a decade. Eeland is part of the Consumer Goods & Retail practice, specialised in commercial strategy, pricing optimisation and distribution, while Brasz focuses on commercial strategy, pricing and sales and is part of the firm’s Chemicals and Construction practices.

In Paris, Diane Cosset joined the firm’s partnership, having been with the consulting firm since 2011 after previously working two years in financial audit for PwC. Cosset works in the firm’s Life Science division, focusing on the development and implementation of pricing and market access strategies for both new and existing products. She has worked on numerous molecules and biologics, with special emphasis on hematology, diabetes, HCV, oncology, and other orphan/ultra-orphan indications. 

In Spain, Miguel Afán de Ribera has also been rewarded for his track record. He heads Simon-Kucher’s Tourism, Travel and Leisure as well as Retail practices in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. He has been serving the German-origin consultancy for six years now, and before that he ran his own business in the sports leisure market for seven years. 

Rounding off the appointments in Europe is Tomasz Stec, who is a Warsaw-based partner.

Globally, fast growing Simon-Kucher & Partners has 1,400 employees across 39 offices in 25 countries, led by a 130-strong partner team.