LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide consulting and
research firm Kline & Company announced today that Luca Raffellini has
joined the Oxford, UK office to further develop and support the firm's
management consulting client base located throughout Europe, Russia, and
the Middle East.
Raffellini most recently was the head of global marketing for the
Infineum Group, a joint-venture of ExxonMobil and Shell specializing in
In his role as Director with Kline Europe, Raffellini will lead client
service teams providing chemical and energy industry clients with strategy
development, technology management, and merger and acquisition support.
"Luca's expertise in corporate and business strategy development for
multinational clients and on M&A assistance will be invaluable to our
clients," says Fred du Plessis, senior vice president, Kline Europe. "His
commercial industry and consulting experience with companies doing business
in polymers, specialties, and particularly across the lubricant industry
value chain complements Kline's legacy serving these industry segments."
"Kline has an outstanding reputation, spanning nearly half a century,
helping companies to address business challenges, capitalize on global
market opportunities, and grow profitably," Says Raffellini. "I'm excited
to be part of the team and I look forward to working with our clients to
help them achieve their goals."
Prior to his position with Infineum, Raffellini was a senior manager in
the chemicals practice at Arthur D. Little in London and has held R&D and
commercial positions with EniChem in Italy.
Raffellini earned a doctorate in chemistry from Bologna University in
Italy and holds a Master's in Business Administration from Cranfield
University in the United Kingdom. Raffellini currently serves on the
Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, on the Communication Directors
Business Board, and has been on the Business Competition Judging Panel of
Kline is a worldwide consulting and research firm dedicated to
providing the kind of insight and knowledge that helps companies find a
clear path to success. The firm has served the management consulting and
market research needs of organizations in the chemicals, materials, energy,
life sciences, and consumer products industries for nearly 50 years. For
more information, visit www.KlineGroup.com.
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