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  • "At McKinsey, you find people who are interesting, who share your values, and you become friends. These are people I trust."
    Glacomo Dl Nepl, Milan, 1980-96
  • "I gained a strong sense of purpose and value from having really good mentors at McKinsey."
    Richard Berman, New York, 1987-90
  • "The tools you learn at McKinsey allow you to work in almost any industry that interests you and make truly significant contributions."
    Ian Melanson, Toronto, 1993-96
  • "McKinsey is a state-of-the-art global network. Whenever I have contact , I learn something new that I can use in my day-to-day work."
    Barbara Kux, Düsseldorf, 1984-89
Upcoming Alumni Knowledge Video Webcast - Resource Revolution: How to Capture the Biggest Business Opportunity in a Century
June 12, 2014

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EDT

Authors of the new book, “Resource Revolution” believe we are on the verge of a third resource revolution – one that will tackle inefficiency and underutilization – as the previous two transformed labor and capital. They argue that for the first time entrepreneurs and environmentalists are aligned by common interests: how to do more with less in the face of exploding demand, and make the case that it is possible to meet soaring demand in a sustainable way by transforming how companies and societies prosper. During this session, learn how businesses should prepare for this revolution to help gain wealth, and to create dramatic improvements in the use of land and natural resources. Our presenters will also discuss how capturing such opportunities, while avoiding the disruption they will bring, will require an entirely new approach to management.

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Upcoming Alumni Knowledge Video Webcast - The Search for Sustainable Performance and Growth in Global Banking
June 04, 2014

How can global banks best compete in an environment where many institutions are facing challenges in meeting their cost of equity, and struggle to find a path to sustainable performance and growth? During this exclusive alumni video webcast, our expert presenters will address such questions, and discuss relevant highlights from the latest McKinsey Global Banking Annual Review, “Breakaway: How Leading Banks Outperform through Differentiation.” Additionally, they will share takeaways from the Firm’s new report “The Return of Strategy: A Roadmap to Sustainable Performance for Capital Markets and Investment Banking,” which examines the many challenges within the CMIB sector, and lays out the necessary actions these banks must make to transform. Read More..

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Upcoming Alumni Knowledge Video Webcast - Global Flows in a Digital Age: How Trade, Capital, People, and Data are Connecting the World Economy
May 07, 2014

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EDT

The global web of economic interconnections between countries is growing ever larger and more complex. In a forthcoming report, experts from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) and the McKinsey High Tech Practice examine the evolution of five types of global flow: goods, services, finance, people, and the data and communications flows that underlie the other four. During this session, our presenters will share how digitization is changing the scale, composition, and reach of global flows, and why companies, policy makers, and individuals need to ensure they keep pace with the change and adapt their thinking and approach if they are to take full advantage of the economic benefits of global flows while minimizing their risks.

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Upcoming Alumni Knowledge Video Webcast - Disruptive Innovation in Management Consulting – a conversation with Dominic Barton and Clay Christensen
April 29, 2014

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EDT

Disruptive innovators have brought profound changes to many industries, by introducing simplicity, convenience, accessibility, and affordability at the bottom of the market, and then relentlessly moving up market, to eventually displace established industry leaders. Harvard Business School Professor Clay Christensen is widely regarded as the father of Disruption Theory, and has authored many books and articles on the topic, including "Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption” recently published in Harvard Business Review. Join Clay and Managing Director Dominic Barton as they discuss the challenges and importance of self-disruption in professional services, and how firms more broadly - and McKinsey in particular - are overcoming these challenges to develop innovative methods of delivering new and continued client impact.

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Alumni headlines
Alumni Headlines - March 2014
April 21, 2014

March's 60 alumni stories include a number of achievements and prominent appointments, including: fifteen alumni are named to the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Class of 2014; Jane Fraser is promoted to CEO of U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking at Citi; César González-Bueno is named CEO of Kuwait's Gulf Bank; Anna Yip is named Head of Hong Kong and Macau at MasterCard; Juliet Johansson joins Office Depot as Chief Strategy Officer; Annet Aris joins the board of Thomas Cook; Christian Buhl will be Geberit AG's new CEO; Andy Whitehouse is named Group Director of Marketing and Communications at Willis; Wolfgang Krips joins Amadeus IT Group's Executive Committee; and many more. Please click 'Read More' below for an overview of all of March's alumni headlines, organized by category. Read More..

Alumni News - Week of April 14, 2014
April 18, 2014

In this week's 13 alumni headlines, Bonnie Smith is named SVP of IT for Eaton’s Industrial Sector; Udit Batra is named CEO and President at Merck Millipore; Caroline Taich joins JumpStart Inc. as Senior Partner, Solutions Development; Mike Nevens receives a local award for his longtime art philanthropy; and more. Read More..

Alumni News - Week of April 7, 2014
April 11, 2014

In this week's 23 alumni headlines, Sylvia Mathews Burwell is nominated as the new U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services; David Lee is named Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer at Zynga; David Fubini is elected to the board of MITRE Corporation; Jeff Holland is named Head of the Private Client Group at Carlyle Group; Nina Bhatia is named Commercial Director at British Gas; Paresh Thakrar is named Chief Operating Officer at Hiscox; Mikhail Shamolin is reappointed President of Sistema; Doug Mack is named CEO of Fanatics, Inc.; and more. Read More..

Celebrating World Health Day: Ashok Alexander and Leigh Bonney discuss public health roles
April 07, 2014

In honor of World Health Day, which takes place every year on April 7, two alumni -- Ashok Alexander and Leigh Bonney -- talk about their experience in roles dealing with global health issues. Read More..

Alumni News - Week of March 31, 2014
April 04, 2014

In this week's 17 alumni headlines, Greta Thomas joins the board of Australia's OneVue; Pierre-Olivier Bouée joins Prudential's board; Axel Kniehl will join Miele's management board; Sujay Jaswa is promoted to CFO at Dropbox; Stephen Green is appointed to the board of trustees of UK's Natural History Museum; and more. Read More..

Alumni News - Week of March 24, 2014
March 28, 2014

In this week's 13 alumni  headlines, Wiebe Draijer has been named the new chairman of Rabobank; Kathryn Fagg is named a non-executive director at Incitec Pivot Limited; Glenn Youngkin is promoted to Co-President and Co-COO at The Carlyle Group; Jane Thompson joins the VeriFone board of directors; Sir Charlie Mayfield has been named Chair of the British Retail Consortium; and more. Read More..

Alumni News - Week of March 17, 2014
March 21, 2014

In this week's 9 alumni headlines, César González-Bueno is named CEO of Kuwait's Gulf Bank; Sarena Lin joins Patterson Companies' board, and is named one of Minnesota's top ten corporate women; Ulrich Guntram has been named CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions Asia; Robert Blyth Goergen is selected for the prestigious Horatio Alger Association Class of 2014; and more. Read More..

Alumni headlines
Alumni Headlines - February 2014
March 20, 2014

Included in February's alumni stories is our feature interview with Andrew Messick, CEO of IRONMAN. The month's alumni news also highlights a number of prominent appointments, including: Nicki Sheard joins 'Candy Crush' owner King as VP of Brand Marketing; Karen Gordon Mills is elected to Harvard Corporation; Emre Gurkan is named Chief Strategy Officer at Zain Group; Dennis Woodside will join Dropbox as COO; Kirill Tiurdenev is named CEO of United Petrochemical Company; Denise Incandela joins Ralph Lauren Corporation as President, Global Digital and Global E-commerce; and many more. Please click 'Read More' below for an overview of February's 58 alumni headlines, organized by category. Read More..

Focus on Founders: Jennifer Pan and Jared Chung foster mentorship at CareerVillage
March 18, 2014

Jared and Jennifer discuss their nonprofit tech organization, which crowdsources career advice for high school students from real-world professionals.

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Alumni News - Week of March 10, 2014
March 14, 2014

In this week's 13 alumni headlines, Wolfgang Krips joins Amadeus IT Group's Executive Committee; Thomas Leppert is named CEO of Kaplan; Peter Wuffli is named Chairman of Partners Group; Susan Abrams joins the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center as CEO; and more. Read More..

Fifteen alumni named to World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Class of 2014
March 13, 2014

Alums from all across the globe, as well as a current Firm Director, are among this year's class of Young Global Leaders (YGLs). Read More..


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