Global strategy and marketing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners has appointed six new international partners, effective 1 January 2014. This raises the total number of partners at the consultancy to 66.
Among the newly elected executives is Dr. Jochen Krauss, who heads the consultancy’s Singapore office since 2011. He will be responsible for all businesses in Southeast Asia.
Based in Singapore, Krauss will be tasked to drive the company’s business development and expansion in the Southeast Asian markets. He has eight years of experience in advising international clients from the consumer and service industries, specifically in retail, telecomms, software and financial services. He also has experience in developing market entry, sales and pricing strategies, optimising pricing processes and designing innovative price and product structures.
The international mix of the newly elected executives is aligned with Simon-Kucher’s growth strategy.
"The new partners mirror the increasing demand for our consulting services worldwide. They will further strengthen our international presence. Simon-Kucher serves its clients in the Asia-Pacific region from its local hubs in Singapore, Beijing, Sydney and Tokyo,” co-CEOs Dr. Georg Tacke and Dr. Klaus Hilleke said.