Roland Berger promotes Brandon Boyle and Konstantin Shirokinskiy

27 January 2020 2 min. read
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Management consultancy Roland Berger announced two promotions in its US operations. Brandon Boyle (Detroit) has been named a senior partner and Konstantin Shirokinskiy (Detroit) has been named a partner. The two US promotions were among the 10 global senior partner appointments and 15 global partner appointments announced this month by the Munich-headquartered consulting firm.

Brandon Boyle is a member of the firm’s North American management team, and has more than 15 years of experience working with clients on business strategy, operations, and transformations. He has expertise across the automotive, chemicals & energy, and financial services industries. Boyle is currently focused on building out Roland Berger’s automotive supplier business in Detroit.

He joined the firm in 2010 as a project manager, and was promoted to principal in 2012, and then partner in 2016. He previously spent nine years at Accenture, where he was latterly a manager in the consultancy’s strategy practice.

Boyle holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Oakland University.

Roland Berger promotes Brandon Boyle and Konstantin Shirokinskiy

Konstantin Shirokinskiy is an experienced management consultant focusing on the automotive industry. Shirokinskiy advises clients on corporate strategies, investment activities, and disruptive trends. He has experience working with automotive suppliers, OEMs, diversified conglomerates, and financial investors.

Shirokinskiy has been with Roland Berger for over 12 years. He rejoined the firm in 2018 as a principal after spending one-and-a-half years at startup Rivian Automotive, where he was a purchasing and strategy director. His responsibilities included working with investors, supporting major deals, and sourcing components for a future vehicle.

Prior to that he spent a decade at Roland Berger’s offices in Moscow and Detroit, where he was a senior consultant and then a senior project manager. Before that, he worked at DaimlerChrysler in Germany, specializing in pricing management, operations planning, and controlling.

Shirokinskiy holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a diploma in International Relations from the People’s Friendship University in Moscow.

Founded in 1967, Roland Berger has 2,400 employees across 52 offices in 35 countries, and is exclusively owned by its more than 230 partners.

The company entered the US market in 1998 with an office in Detroit, owing to its extensive experience advising automotive and heavy manufacturing industries in Germany. The firm next opened a Chicago office in 2008 to serve Midwest automotive and engineered products clients, and in 2012 opened a Boston location to serve the chemicals, energy, and oil products industries.