The 2014 CEO Retreat in Cartagena marks the 25th major meeting since the Global Business Polilcy Council was established in 1992. While keeping with the traditions and format of the sessions as intimate, off-the-record discussions, a few A.T. Kearney leaders will be sharing insights about the key topics and themes throughout the event. Please register to add your comments to this discussion.

Johan Aurik

Johan Aurik

Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board
Brussels

Johan is the managing partner and chairman of the board of A.T. Kearney, a role he took on in January 2013. Previously, Johan served as the firm's regional head of Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Prior to that, he was the unit leader for the Benelux region and a member of A.T. Kearney's Board of Directors. He also led the Consumer Goods and Retail Practice in Europe.

Paul A. Laudicina

Paul A. Laudicina

Chairman Emeritus and Chairman of GBPC
Washington, D.C.

Paul A. Laudicina is partner, chairman emeritus of A.T. Kearney, and chairman of the firm's Global Business Policy Council (GBPC). He served as A.T. Kearney's managing partner and chairman of the board from 2006 to 2012, taking on this role after the firm regained its independence through a management buyout. During his tenure, he guided A.T. Kearney through an extraordinary turnaround, recording consistent double-digit growth and expanding its global footprint by 30 percent to include offices in nearly 40 countries.

Erik R. Peterson

Erik R. Peterson

Partner and GBPC Managing Director
Washington, D.C.

Erik Peterson is a partner and the managing director of the firm's Global Business Policy Council (GBPC), a strategic advisory service specifically designed for the world's top CEOs and far-sighted thought leaders in both business and government. He joined the firm in February 2010.

Daniel Mahler

Daniel Mahler

Head of Americas
New York

Daniel Mahler is head of A.T. Kearney Americas and a partner in our New York office. He led the office in Zurich for several years before returning to New York. He has more than nine years of consulting experience with the firm and has been based in our offices in New York, London, and Berlin.

Maria Eugenia Fanjul

Maria Eugenia Fanjul

Head of Colombia
Bogotá

María Eugenia Fanjul is a partner with A.T. Kearney and is responsible for the firm's operations in the Andean region. She is based in Bogotá, Colombia. Before moving to Bogotá, she led the health practice in Spain and Portugal.

Xavier Mesnard

Xavier Mesnard

Partner
Paris

Xavier Mesnard is a partner with A.T. Kearney and global leader of the Strategic Operations Practice. He has more than 25 years of strategy and management consulting experience with a focus on consumer goods and retail, pharmaceuticals, and luxury industries. He advises large multinationals on value chain performance issues, competitive advantage creation, innovation and business model redesign, and organization transformation.

Alex Liu

Alex Liu

Partner
San Francisco

Alex Liu is an A.T. Kearney partner and is serving on the board of directors in his second elected term. He has more than 25 years of consulting experience working for leading technology, media, and global communications companies in the areas of strategy, organization, performance improvement, marketing, and operations.