Hans Christian Iversen Appointed Managing Director at MorganFranklin Consulting in London
Firm's UK headquarters welcomes results-driven executive leader with 20 years of experience planning and executing strategic and transformational change initiatives throughout Europe.
McLean, Virginia – February 14, 2013
MorganFranklin Consulting, a business and technology consulting firm that delivers financial management, performance improvement, and technology enablement solutions to industry and government clients, has appointed Hans Christian Iversen as Managing Director at the company's UK subsidiary. Iversen, a former strategy director for Walt Disney in Europe and a leader in corporate transformational change programs, possesses more than 20 years of experience in media, private equity, telecommunications, publishing, IT, banking, professional services, manufacturing, and management consulting. He has worked extensively throughout Europe in Scandinavia, Germany, France, Poland, and the UK.
Iversen's arrival comes as MorganFranklin increases its headcount in London. The UK office is also finalizing a high-powered advisory board of senior City of London figures to raise the profile of the firm, which has been winning plaudits for its transformational corporate work in the United States and Europe.
"I'm delighted to be working at MorganFranklin to help achieve the firm's strategic goals in Europe. We already have a number of major global corporate customers within Europe and, with expansion in mind, we are committed to boosting our presence in London and continuing to build our team of experts," Iversen said.
Iversen is an accomplished and experienced executive leader whose background spans international marketing and business development, HR management, IT infrastructure, wealth management, and corporate finance. He has been credited with delivering millions of dollars in revenue growth while improving competitive market positions for organizations ranging from small businesses and high-growth startups to multibillion-dollar operations.
"MorganFranklin is excited to welcome Hans Christian to our management team, and we value the leadership experience that he brings operating in complex international environments," said Robert Morgan, chief executive officer and co-founder of MorganFranklin. "Hans Christian has a track record of identifying core business challenges, setting strategic direction, and attaining peak performance. He is committed to building and motivating talented teams by 'leading from the front' and providing the training, support, resources, and guidance needed to exceed organizational objectives."
Prior to joining MorganFranklin, Iversen served for seven years as a director at Committed Capital Financial Services Ltd., an Australian/UK private equity and corporate finance firm specializing in investing in and providing corporate finance advice to fast-growing companies. He also served as head of media and telecommunications at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in London, working on a large number of restructuring assignments. During this time, he masterminded a strategic change program at Thames Water that delivered more than £120 million of efficiencies over a two-year period.
In addition, Iversen turned around Lawshare Ltd., a national stockbroking firm handling transactions for many of the UK's wealth fund managers, while operating as chief executive and executive chairman. He also worked at Deloitte Consulting as partner in charge in Denmark and head of global media in London. Prior to that, Iversen served for more than five years as vice president and director of strategy for the Egmont-Disney publishing group, leading all publishing activities and successfully launching Walt Disney, Warner, and Hanna-Barbera publications in 10 eastern and central European countries.
Iversen holds a Master of Science degree in international relations and economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as a Master of Science degree in political economy and public sector from Aarhus University in Denmark. He is fluent in more than six European languages, including French, German, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish.
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MorganFranklin Consulting, with headquarters in McLean, Va., and London, provides business consulting and technology solutions to public companies, fast-growing private companies, and U.S. government agencies. In 2012, the company was recognized by Consulting magazine as one of the "Best Firms to Work For" in the U.S. MorganFranklin was also named to the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Third-party customer satisfaction surveys highlight the company's reputation for being hands-on, flexible, and skilled at bringing diverse groups together to complete projects on time and within budget. To learn more about the company and its capabilities, visit www.morganfranklin.com.