Veteran M&A advisor and global communications and marketing strategist, John McLaren takes up the Chairmanship of the award-winning management consulting firm, Gulland Padfield.
Gulland Padfield is delighted to announce that John McLaren became Chairman of Gulland Padfield on 3 May 2016. Speaking about his new role, Mr McLaren said, “I know at first hand, the exceptional quality of the thinking and consulting work that the team at Gulland Padfield provides. I hope to add my experience to Gulland Padfield’s mission to help businesses put the client and customer at the heart of their business strategy – as well as their strategic brand and communications challenges. And as Gulland Padfield expands its reach and completes projects in more geographies and sectors in 2016, I’ll be working with the teams in London and the US, as well as their programmes in Latin America and Asia.”
Speaking about the appointment, James Edsberg, Senior Partner at Gulland Padfield, “John McLaren has advised on over $28 billion of Mergers & Acquisitions over recent years - and he will be bringing those immensely valuable and practical insights to our work - particularly in our post-merger integration projects. As we engage with our clients at board level, John also brings a unique client-side perspective having counselled several global CEOs and boards at crucial strategic moments with a series of high-profile companies both in Europe and in the US. We look forward to working with him as we take the next step in our development as a business.”