Roland Berger adds three partners to restructuring practice

26 April 2021 2 min. read

Global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger has added three new partners to its Restructuring practice in Germany and France.

In France, Roland Berger admitted the 48-year-old Benoît Hochet into its Paris partnership. Appointed a partner and co-head of the French Restructuring, Performance & Transformation practice, Hochet has ben tasked with expanding the firm’s footprint in the segment, working alongside fellow co-head Ambroise Lecat (a 15-year Roland Berger veteran).

Hochet brings over 15 years of experience in corporate turnaround situations across a broad range of sectors to the role. After starting his career at Accenture, he then spent over a decade at Alvarez & Marsal, after which he founded his own consultancy Ranelagh Partners – focused on business performance improvement, corporate transformations and restructuring. 

Benoît Hochet, Ulf Rieckhoff, Jan-Hendrik Többe - Roland Berger

In Germany, Ulf Rieckhoff has been appointed a partner in the Restructuring, Performance & Transformation practice. He joined the firm from VEON, a provider of mobile communications services to over 200 million customers globally, where he was Group Director HR Operations and Transformation, based in Amsterdam.

Before that, Rieckhoff spent fifteen years at goetzpartners, a mid-sized German consultancy specialised in strategy, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring, and served Accenture for three years.

Also added to the German partner team is Jan-Hendrik Többe, who joined Roland Berger from rival Bain & Company, where he was an associate partner. Earlier in his career, he worked for shipping company Zeaborn as managing partner, for Roland Berger in his first spell at the German-origin consulting firm, and for PwC in its turnaround practice.

The economist by background has more than two decades of experience in the areas of restructuring, performance improvement and mergers & acquisitions. 

Globally, Roland Berger has around 2,400 partners and consultants working from some 50 offices. In Germany, the firm has approximately 1,000 consultants working from six offices, in France the team is 300-strong working from an office in Paris.