CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney has named Christine Laurens its Chief Financial Officer. Laurens brings more than a decade of experience and a truly global outlook to the role.
Johan Aurik, A.T. Kearney Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board, said, "Through various leadership roles with the firm, including Director of Finance in EMEA from 2009-2012, Christine has shown a steady hand at harmonizing our processes and implementing practices globally to support our growth agenda. We look forward to Christine stepping up to this key leadership role, and of course, benefitting from her global vision as she takes on her new position."
Notes Laurens, "I look forward to the new challenges this role brings and to spearheading innovative finance processes across our firm. I'm particularly excited about the role our finance team can play in supporting and driving A.T. Kearney's ambitions to double in size by 2020, becoming the most admired firm among our industry peers."
Christine Laurens began her career with A.T. Kearney in 2002 as Finance Director of Southwest Europe, and has served in various financial leadership roles from her base in France, including forecasting and reporting, cost optimization and reduction, internal controls, client relationships and real estate office management. She most recently served as VP Global Finance. During her tenure with the firm, she has acted as counsel through its management buyout in 2006, and has advised on strategic expansion, global processes and transparency.
Christine Laurens is a French born and educated CPA, who began her career at Ernst & Young. She received her degree from HEC Business School in Paris, and is fluent in three languages. She will relocate to the firm's Chicago office this summer.
About A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a global team of forward-thinking partners that delivers immediate impact and growing advantage for its clients. We are passionate problem solvers who excel in collaborating across borders to co-create and realize elegantly simple, practical solutions and sustainable results. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors on the most mission-critical issues to the world's leading organizations across all major industries and service sectors. A.T. Kearney has 59 offices located in major business centers across 40 countries.
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