Dr. Suresh C. Gupta has joined management consultancy Kurt Salmon as a partner in its North America global financial services practice based in New York. With over 25 years of operations and strategy experience, Dr. Gupta has led numerous middle and back office transformation initiatives for equities, fixed income, OTC, global custody, corporate trust and asset servicing.

Prior to joining Kurt Salmon, Dr. Gupta held positions as lead partner with Capco and PricewaterhouseCoopers, respectively. His previous experience also includes Bankers Trust and Citicorp Investment Bank where he was a vice president.

Dr. Gupta is the author of the book “Operations Research” published by Facts on File Incorporated (1983) and has written numerous articles for The Journal of Financial Transformation and other industry publications. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of global sourcing and offshoring, business process reengineering and customer relationship management and has lectured at and collaborated with prominent universities including London Business School where he led a research study on global operating models for banks.

Kurt Salmon’s Deputy CEO John Karonis commented, “We are thrilled that Suresh has joined our Global Financial Services team. His deep industry experience, coupled with his innovative thought leadership, will deliver great value to our clients as they compete in this rapidly changing marketplace.”

Dr. Gupta’s career history includes consultation to top management at major banks and financial institutions focusing on the initiatives and topics significant to today’s leaders.