NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012—Leading analyst firm Gartner recognized Kurt Salmon’s commitment to client service and visionary thinking in its “Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide” report. The report evaluates the global business operations advisory capabilities of 10 consulting firms.

Kurt Salmon is in the “leaders” quadrant, marked by a clear market vision and ability to turn that vision into sustainable performance improvement for clients. In fact, Kurt Salmon scored first in “completeness of vision.”

Kurt Salmon also received the highest score for client centricity, a measure of client service. “Close attention to client needs, strong senior leadership relationships and a very practical approach are strengths,” the report said.

Kurt Salmon also ranked fourth in “ability to execute” out of 10 total firms ranked.

Kurt Salmon CEO and President Chiheb Mahjoub said the high marks are a result of the firm’s commitment to client service and developing deep experience across the firm’s markets.

“We are working every day to further build our expertise in the industries we serve while continuing to deliver measurable results for our clients,” he said.

Kurt Salmon’s industry-specific and broad business transformation expertise was also noted in the report.

“Clients praised Kurt Salmon for its deep industry expertise and for speaking the language of the industry, highlighting the strong practitioner background of its consultants in addition to the company’s formal consulting expertise,” the report said. “Kurt Salmon’s ability to move seamlessly from strategy to execution in multiple engagement scenarios is impressive.”

Kurt Salmon Deputy CEO John Karonis said the high ratings reflect Kurt Salmon’s focus on preparing its clients for future growth.

“We have our finger on the pulse of the industries in which we operate, which means we can help our clients respond to an ever-changing business landscape,” he said.

Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide, Daniel Krauss, Dana Stiffler, September 27, 2012.

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