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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Mark Maczat. Mark is a seasoned manager in strategy development and commercial due diligence projects with over 25 years track record in top management consulting and TMT industries. He has acquired outstanding analytical skills and experience in communicating with the top-management level and provides deep know-how in strategy development, new […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sonia Kim. Sonia is a health care expert in new product and program development, having worked 15+ years in global management consulting and in internal strategy roles at Elevance Health and Change Healthcare. Her passion is intrapreneurship and leading organizations from strategy development to outcome-based results. Her experience spans from […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Quentin Kluthe with Q Consulting. Quentin was with McKinsey for 5 years including two years in their Operations Transformation practice where he focused on large scale Lean & Six Sigma transformations in manufacturing and service environments across industries. Since then, Quentin worked as an internal strategy resource and financial executive […]

Eli Diament  shares an article that identifies how market research can be used to inform and improve business strategies. Primary market research and B2B surveys are a crucial tool for business strategy and decision making. Done well, they provide data-driven insights into market dynamics, new sources of growth, customer and competitor behaviors, and the drivers […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Martijn Thierry with Martijn Thierry Strategic Results. Martijn spent seven years at Bain in London and Amsterdam. He was part of the Bain team that set up the Amsterdam office and left as Senior Manager.  Prior to Bain, he gained his PhD on circular business at Erasmus University Rotterdam and […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Marcus Sandberg. Executive with strong experience from top-tier management consulting Bain & Company and corporate executive roles in media and technology. Deep experience from strategy development and execution across a range of industries and situations, combined with very strong Private Equity experience across the full deal cycle (due diligence, operational […]


Geoff Wilson shares an evergreen post that explains the issue of an uninspiring strategy. What’s the purpose of your strategic plan? The possibilities are endless.  Some might say that the sole purpose is to “enhance shareholder value.”  I’d argue that this old trope is no longer the gold standard.  Some adhere to the stakeholder model…which […]

Belden Menkus shares a practical post that summarizes how to rebuild your business strategy process for a post-pandemic world. Covid-19 has caused broad acceleration of existing trends. So, what does this mean for strategy – particularly how organisations develop and implement them?   This is the second of three articles in which I explore the impact […]

In this article, Luiz Zorzella explains how understanding the net interest margins will better inform your business strategy.   If you are a bank executive and want to manage the bank’s business strategically, you must understand the key drivers of your bank’s profitability and the trade-offs they imply. For example, to some extent, banks can trade […]

Marja Fox shares key tips on building strategy. In a previous post, I laid out the signs that your small- or medium-sized business might be ready for a new strategy. Those signs include evidence that your current strategy may not function well to define your choices and align your organization but also outward triggers that […]