NEW YORK, January 12, 2012—Seabury Group LLC, a global investment banking, management advisory and investment management firm, today announced the promotion of the following executives in its Consulting division.
Dr. Jesko-Philipp Neuenburg has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Seabury Consulting EMEA. Based out of Seabury's London office, Mr. Neuenburg will assume further leadership responsibilities for our consulting business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. His consulting experience spans 10 years and is focused on strategy, business planning, revenue enhancement and operational improvement. Mr. Neuenburg will continue to source business development opportunities across different Seabury Group entities. His primary focus will be in the areas of aviation & aerospace and with financial investors.
Mr. Neuenburg has contributed to establishing and growing Seabury's London office and has worked with a range of global airlines on strategic planning, fleet and network optimization, cost reduction and commercial & operational efficiency. Currently, Mr. Neuenburg is involved in different assignments in the aviation and MRO industries in Europe and North Africa and has recently completed a highly successful commercial effectiveness program for a major Middle Eastern carrier. In the past Mr. Neuenburg played a pivotal role on Seabury engagements with Qantas, Cathay Pacific, United Airlines and a number of other carriers.
Prior to joining Seabury, Mr. Neuenburg was a consultant at Bain & Company, and worked for clients in the automotive, logistics, industrial goods, telecom & private equity sectors in the US and Europe. Mr. Neuenburg completed a doctorate degree in Entrepreneurship at Aachen University (RWTH), holds an MBA from Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL) and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from University of Tuebingen.
"In the turbulent economic times we are experiencing, Seabury with its breadth of experience and high caliber of professionals is a thought leader and change agent for our clients", said Mr. Neuenburg. "I enjoy the diversity of challenges that is brought to us and look forward to building on our momentum in Europe and globally."
Stephen Strange has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Seabury Consulting Americas. Mr. Strange will take on greater responsibility for business development in the Americas region and further leadership of the firm's Commercial Strategy Practice.
Mr. Strange has been with Seabury for nearly six years and has over 11 years of operational and advisory experience in the aviation industry. His most recent assignments include network and fleet optimization for an Asian flag carrier and the development of a regional strategy for a major Latin American carrier. Previously, Mr. Strange assisted both Cathay Pacific and United Airlines with their recent, respective twin-aisle aircraft purchases, totaling over 80 firm aircraft at a list price above $20 billion. Mr. Strange's advisory experience with Seabury spans all aspects of commercial strategy, business and financial planning, operational improvement, restructuring, investor due diligence, vendor negotiations, and market forecasting for aviation clients around the world.
Prior to Seabury, Mr. Strange spent 6 years with The Boeing Company in a variety of operational and financial roles. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
"Since joining Seabury in 2006, I have been consistently awed by the strength of our team and its ability to create value for our clients", said Mr. Strange. "I am grateful for the opportunity to expand my role within the firm, and look forward to continuing the great work we do with airline and aerospace clients."