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Keith Bevans, partner and global head of consultant recruiting at Bain & Company, dives deeper into the stories of some extraordinary Bain people, from their perspectives. You can read their business bios online, but those barely scratch the surface of who they are and the important work they are doing.

If you would like to comment or give feedback on this series, please email our inbox at BeyondTheBio@Bain.com.

Beyond the Bio Bain & Company

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Keith Bevans, partner and global head of consultant recruiting at Bain & Company, dives deeper into the stories of some extraordinary Bain people, from their perspectives. You can read their business bios online, but those barely scratch the surface of who they are and the important work they are doing.

If you would like to comment or give feedback on this series, please email our inbox at BeyondTheBio@Bain.com.

    How Bain is Meeting Capability Demands for Clients through our Mergers & Acquisitions

    How Bain is Meeting Capability Demands for Clients through our Mergers & Acquisitions

    Neil Shah, Executive Vice President of Global Mergers & Acquisitions, studied government at Harvard. After graduating, Neil joined Bain as Associate Consultant for a few years before pursuing a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Boomeranging back to Bain after a few career opportunities in banking and policies, Neil now leads our global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that help meet capability demands that support our clients. Listen to Neil’s journeys to Bain, how his government background supports his impact at the firm, and gain some insight into our recent M&As that are helping grow our capabilities in advanced analytics, marketing, innovation & design, and more.

    • 41 min
    How Embracing Open Doors Led this Former Engineer to Lead Bain’s Digital Delivery Platform, Vector

    How Embracing Open Doors Led this Former Engineer to Lead Bain’s Digital Delivery Platform, Vector

    Arpan Sheth, Bain’s Global Capability Leader of our digital delivery platform, Vector, is all about embracing open doors. Following his father's footsteps and becoming an engineer, Arpan shifted to consulting after hearing inspiring stories from people he knew in business. Throughout his time at Bain, Arpan has combined his engineering and business expertise to help build and grow our practices in India, lead our Innovation and Design capability, and support mergers and acquisitions of digital capabilities in Vector. Listen to Arpan share his journey to Bain and how he expanded our practices in APAC as well as give insight into our fast-growing digital platform, Vector. Additionally, learn how Bain is integrating engineers, data scientists, marketers, and innovators into how we’re supporting our clients.

    • 33 min
    How the Desire to Run Retail Companies Led this Consultant to Become Bain’s Chief Marketing Officer

    How the Desire to Run Retail Companies Led this Consultant to Become Bain’s Chief Marketing Officer

    After many years at Bain helping start our Retail practice, Erika Serow left to become the US CEO of Sweaty Betty before returning to the firm as our Chief Marketing Officer. Erika’s leadership career stems from her desire to be an operator and run a retail business, but over time found that she truly enjoys working with smart and skillful people for a brand that she believes in. On this episode, Erika shares her journey to Bain, what made her choose the firm as a place to build her career, and how her passions led her to become our Chief Marketing Officer.

    • 35 min
    How Bain is Leading Our Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Inside and Out of the Firm

    How Bain is Leading Our Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Inside and Out of the Firm

    Julie Coffman, our Chief Diversity Officer, leader of our Global DEI practice, and Keith Bevans’s first manager who helped mentor the leader and host we know today, joins us to talk about her extensive career at Bain and how she’s currently leading the firm’s DEI initiatives. As part of our 5-part environmental, social and governance (ESG) series, Julie shares insight into the social part of this capability. Listen to how we not only support our clients’ diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts, but how we’re leading by example through our internal commitments and annual DEI reports.
     
    In this episode we discuss:
    The 3 chapters of Julie's extensive Bain career
    What sparked Julie to shift her career to supporting our DEI initiatives
    A deep dive into our initiatives and how we're supporting our people and clients
    We'd love to hear from you! If you liked this episode or have any feedback to share, let us know by completing the form on atbain.com/btbfeedback.

    • 41 min
    A Deep Dive into Bain’s Social Impact Work with The Nature Conservancy and the Marshall Islands

    A Deep Dive into Bain’s Social Impact Work with The Nature Conservancy and the Marshall Islands

    Sasha Duchnowski, a partner in our Chicago office, joins us as part of our 5-part environmental, social and governance (ESG) series to dive into some of the work we’ve done as our commitment to social impact. We discuss our work with The Nature Conservancy and the Republic of the Marshall Islands on an innovative approach to delivering sustainable cans of tuna, and how this work had led to better fishing environments for employees, retailers gaining supply chain traceability and visibility, and consumers being able to trust the products they’re buying.
     
    In this episode we discuss:
    Why Sasha decided to pursue consulting
    His journey to Bain
    His work with The Nature Conservancy
     
    We'd love to hear from you! If you liked this episode or have any feedback to share, let us know by completing the form on atbain.com/btbfeedback.

    • 38 min
    The Transformative Impact of Bain’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Capabilities

    The Transformative Impact of Bain’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Capabilities

    Bain's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) capabilities focus on helping our clients make real impact in sustainability, equity, and inclusion for all. Having a passion for this work, François Faelli, our Global Managing Partner of ESG, joins us for a five-part series to share how we're centering these efforts across the globe. On this episode, François not only shares his journey to Bain, but takes us through his moving journey of becoming the firm's first Global Managing Partner of ESG and the current priorities of embedding ESG into 100% of our client projects.
    In this episode we discuss:
    How François got his passion for ESG
    How he became the firm's first Worldwide Managing Partner of ESG
    The firm's ESG priorities for our clients
    We'd love to hear from you! If you liked this episode or have any feedback to share, let us know by completing the form on atbain.com/btbfeedback.

    • 30 min

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