Munich: Roland Berger's remarkable global expansion continues apace with the German strategy consultant opening a new office in Mumbai, India. The firm now has 47 offices in 35 countries — in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa and the Middle East.
"Opening our new office in Mumbai will allow us to position and differentiate ourselves in India's highly competitive market as a leading strategy consultancy of European origin," says Dr. Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Partner of the new Roland Berger office. "We have been working with local partners here for several years. With our office in Mumbai, we can now offer our portfolio under our own brand — both to Indian clients and international clients operating in India."
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants says the market for strategy consulting in India is worth USD 400 million and is growing by 10-15% a year making the subcontinent a key growth market for the firm.
In India, Roland Berger focuses on the automotive, engineered products, high tech, energy, chemicals and utilities industries, as well as consumer goods and retail.
"Our experience from projects with over 40 clients here form the basis for the successful establishment and expansion of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Private Ltd. in India," says Ralf Kalmbach, Member of the Global Executive Committee of Roland Berger and responsible for India. The office in Mumbai currently employs ten consultants and plans to recruit more.
"Our new office in Mumbai is another major step in our international growth strategy," says Dr. Martin C. Wittig, CEO of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.
"In the last 12 months, we have opened offices in Dubai, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Lagos. Our new location in India enables us to serve our multinational clients even better than before."