Censeo Consulting Group Hires John Stoner as COO and President and Expands Management Team

New Hire and Promotions Part of Firm's Commitment to Deliver Results and Expanded Capabilities for Clients

Jul 15, 2013, 09:07 ET from Censeo Consulting Group

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Censeo Consulting Group, a leader in operations and supply chain consulting, is pleased to announce that John Stoner joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer and recently expanded the role to President and COO.  In his role, Mr. Stoner will guide the implementation of Censeo's strategic plan as well as provide operational leadership as the firm expands its capabilities and infrastructure.

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"We continue to experience strong growth as we help our clients achieve tremendous results in short order in today's fiscally challenging environment," said Raj Sharma, CEO of Censeo. "Censeo has always attracted extremely talented people and John is no exception. With his operations expertise combined with his military and leadership background, he is perfectly qualified to play a key role in helping Censeo expand its capabilities and continue its growth."

Mr. Stoner previously worked at McKinsey & Company where he was a leader in the Operations and Public Sector practices. Prior to joining McKinsey, Stoner served in the United States Army where he was assigned to a series of line command positions as an Armor officer, at the U.S. Military Academy where he served as an Associate Professor, and in operations and strategy billets. John has earned degrees with Honors from West Point, Harvard, and the U.S. Army's School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) and has completed Doctoral studies in International Politics and Economics at the University of Salzburg, Austria as an Olmsted Foundation Fellow.

"I'm delighted to be part of such a highly skilled and passionate team with a strong track record of making a real impact for its clients. I look forward to helping build this exciting and thriving business further," said Mr. Stoner.

Censeo has also announced the appointment of Mark Finlan and Kareem El-Alaily as Directors to join the firm's existing management team which includes Raj Sharma, CEO; Derrick Moreira, Director; and Brian Fischbeck, Director.  Both Mr. Finlan and Mr. El-Alaily bring extensive knowledge of strategy, operations and strategic cost reduction across multiple industries, further expanding Censeo's expertise in critical growth areas.

"The dynamics of this newly expanded leadership team will have a tremendous impact on the overall growth of Censeo and its people as a whole, and help us continue to deliver unprecedented results for our clients," said Mr. Sharma.

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Censeo Consulting Group helps its clients achieve rapid and long-lasting results – by driving operational efficiencies and improving program and supply chain performance.
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