Four new partners for The Boston Consulting Group Middle East

26 July 2017 3 min. read
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The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has added three new partners to its leadership team in the Middle East: Shelly Trench, Giovanni Moscatelli and César Sánchez. In addition to this, BCG has relocated Arun Bruce, an India based partner, to the region in a bid to further solidify its market position in the region.

Shelly Trench joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2009, after starting her career as a petroleum engineer with BHP Billiton and Oxy in the US. She joined the management consulting firm in the US, after which she transitioned to the firm’s South East Asia practice in 2011, and two years later, the Middle East practice. Trench, who is part of BCG’s Energy / Oil & Gas practice, has led and been involved with dozens of projects on strategy, large scale IPO preparation, sustainability, innovation, climate change and cost management. 

Giovanni Moscatelli is a core member of BCG’s Industrial Goods practice. Having worked across Europe and the Middle East over his decade-long stint with the consultancy, Moscatelli works on strategy, corporate development and operational excellence engagements, with a focus on Transportation, Logistics and Infrastructure clients in the region and beyond. Earlier in his career he worked for the United Nations, focused on international cooperation, political affairs and economic development. 

Giovanni Moscatelli and César Sánchez, Shelly Trench, Arun Bruce

César Sánchez joined BCG in 2006 in the Madrid office, and has since worked on projects across the Middle East and Europe. As a core member of the Public Sector practice area, his project experience ranges from public policy definition to implementation, government organisational excellence and service delivery. Sánchez specialises in large public sector transformations, labour market policies, welfare and social development programs. 

“Shelly, Giovanni and César have developed their experience both in the Middle East region, and beyond over a number of years, leading organisational transformation for their roster of clients. As partners, they will each bring their strong business acumen and in-depth insights to the teams at BCG,” said Joerg Hildebrandt, managing partner of BCG’s Middle East organisation.

Arun Bruce has been with The Boston Consulting Group since 2003, mainly based in the firm’s Indian offices. He transferred to the firm’s Dubai office to join the Industrial Goods and Consumer practices, bringing with him expertise in strategy, B2B sales and marketing, and operational improvement across the procurement, manufacturing, and supply chain functions. 

BCG currently has more than twenty partners in the Middle East, of which two are female: Shelly Trench and Leila Hoteit, a Lebanese national that formerly was a partner at Strategy&, formed in 2014 after PwC acquired Booz & Company.