BCG France promotes trio to senior partner in Paris office

12 June 2020 Consultancy.eu

Boston Consulting Group has promoted three of its partners in France to senior partner level.

Benjamin Entraygues joined Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 2017 from Roland Berger, where he was a partner for three years, having joined the German-origin strategy consultancy at the turn of the century. At BCG, Entraygues leads the firm’s Principal Investors & Private Equity practice area in Europe.

He specialises in mergers & acquisitions services across stage of the investment value chain, and work with private equity funds and corporations, primarily on mid-cap and large-cap assets. He focuses mainly on clients in the industrial goods, health care, and retail sectors. Jean-Francois Lahet, Vanessa Lyon and Benjamin Entraygues - BCGVanessa Lyon joined Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 2005, after which she grew the ranks from Consultant through to Managing Director – the equivalent of partner at BCG. Before joining the global strategy consulting giant, she worked for L'Oréal in its supply chain department, Arthur Andersen as a supply chain and procurement consultant and LVMH in its human resources department. 

At BCG, she is a member of the firm’s Automotive and Industrial Goods industry verticals, focused on engineered products, infrastructure, mobility and transportation. She is an expert in technology-led transformation, digitisation, IT and the internet of things, among others, and is the partner in charge of BCG’s wider digital offering to clients.

Lyon is also the Global Leader of BCG’s new ‘Build-Operate-Transfer’ service line, which aims to enable companies with building up the internal capabilities needed to drive and execute their digital transformation agenda while making themselves less reliant on external consultants.

Jean-François Lahet has been with the US-origin consulting giant since 2004, and was promoted to partner in 2011. He currently heads the firm’s Industrial Goods practice for France, Morocco and Israel, and is the global head of the Building Materials service line. Functionally, he is a member of the Operations, People & Organization, and Strategy practices. 

Over the past decade, he has advised companies in more than 15 countries on issues of strategy, operations, pricing, post-merger integration, and corporate development (including due diligence and divestments). . He also has deep experience in working-capital optimisation, supply chain optimisation and distribution models.

Earlier this year, Boston Consulting Group was named one of France’s top consulting firms.