Alumni

 

As an alumnus you have played an instrumental part as building Marakon´s reputation as a premier corporate strategy firm with a track record of helping CEOs and their leadership teams achieve winning performance and build stronger organizations.


Helping our clients raise the level of ambition, create clarity on the best strategic direction and path for getting there, and put in place the culture, standards and accountabilities for making it happen is what we do. As a result, we have built a reputation for providing productive challenge and working with a client portfolio that has consistently outperformed its peers.

 

*** ALUMNI NEWS *** Please join us in congratulating Brian Burwell as he embarks on a new journey in his life, perusing his passion advising and working closely with non-profit groups.

Click here  to read a farewell note from Mason Kissell.


We encourage all Marakon alumni to stay connected with the company and their fellow alumni by becoming a member of our Linkedin community.

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From start to finish Marakon is personally invested in the partnership and relentlessly pursues the right answers and optimal outcomes. From Marakon you will get robust and leading strategic thinking, and a roadmap to implementation. They have set themselves apart within their industry, and we are a better company for having partnered with them.

Philip Yuzpe, President and COO - Sentry Investments

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Marakon applied a disciplined approach to help us navigate our complex questions. They employ a good blend of classic strategy approaches, advanced analytics and a much welcomed sense of pragmatism.

Head of Strategy - Large online brokerage

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The partnership is unparalleled. Marakon helped us to develop the right strategic priorities and build-out the capabilities to deliver against them. In that way we were able to create significant value in the business in a relatively short time — disciplined value creation.

Bridgette Heller – Former EVP and President of Merck Consumer Care

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A consultancy that has advised some of the world’s most consistently successful companies.

The Economist

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Marakon’s strategic thinking, organisational insights and personal dedication to our success is the best I have experienced in the strategy space.

CEO - Aviva UK

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An absolutely top notch consultancy, among the half-dozen firms that form the elite in strategy consulting.

Fortune

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Their corporate strategy work is the best I have seen in 20 years of working with top consulting firms. They are original thinkers with a challenging point of view.

Former Chairman - Barclays

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They have a unique, highly disciplined approach to strategic decision making and worked closely with our management to tailor it to the business situation and culture at Xerox.

Former Chairman & CEO - Xerox

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They bring a rigorous process focussed on intrinsic value creation. They really get under the skin of the economics and value of our business.

Former CEO - Prudential

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They allow us to translate strategy into action and deliver a strategy that we are able to implement

Former CEO - BP

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Marakon did a great job for us. Their strategic thinking is financially disciplined, and they had a big impact on our thinking and decision-making. They bring real clarity to our focus on growing long-term value.

Former CEO - Cardinal Health

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Their strategic logic and intellect is miles better than the rest. They draw a conclusion and put it on the table with confidence and belief; the others keep working the facts but don’t tell us what they think we should do.

Former Chief Strategic Officer - Heineken

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With Marakon we get the right answers, not the answers we want to hear.

CEO - Nordstrom

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They are different from other top-tier consultancies. They brought their general management perspective and expertise as an important team member working on our financial and business turnaround.

Former Chairman & CEO - Gillette

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Marakon has a unique and effective approach in working with our leadership team to sharpen its focus on value creation, develop distinctive strategies and build management capabilities to maximize value. They are trusted advisors in helping us to win for the future.

Former Chairman & CEO - Roche