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Andrea Schaffell joins PA Consulting Group’s shared services and outsourcing practice

"I relish thinking about the opportunities that exist for organisations through change and helping them achieve sustained improvement in performance."



5 December 2011

PA Consulting Group announced today that Andrea Schaffell  has joined its shared services and outsourcing practice as a Director. Andrea brings over thirty years' experience including leading global companies through business transformations by designing, developing, implementing and managing single- and multi-functional shared service organisations. 

Andrea has worked in a variety of sectors including financial services, entertainment, news and sports, aerospace and defence as well as pharmaceuticals. Previous clients include AstraZeneca, Lockhead Martin Corporation and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc ,which manages a range of cable television networks including CNN.

Within these companies Andrea has held operational financial roles, multi-functional shared services leadership and development positions as well as programme management.  At Turner Broadcasting, Andrea helped to start up TNT and the Cartoon Network in the UK and Asia Pacific; while at Lockheed Martin Corporation she set up a global multi-functional shared services organisation with teams in Hong Kong, Geneva and the US and most recently at AstraZeneca Andrea led the HR transformation programme in 101 countries.

Jonathan Cooper-Bagnall, Head of Shared Services and Outsourcing at PA Consulting Group comments: “We are very pleased to welcome Andrea to our growing team. Andrea brings a wealth of experience which will further strengthen our leading position in shared services and outsourcing and will help us to ensure our clients our fit for the future.”

Andrea comments: “I am very excited to be joining PA. The firm helps organisations develop and drive for success through change.  I relish thinking about the opportunities that exist for organisations through change and helping them achieve sustained improvement in performance. I am looking forward to working with the PA team.”

About PA Consulting Group

PA Consulting Group is a leading management and IT consulting and technology firm. Independent and employee-owned, we operate globally in more than 30 countries and transform the performance of major organisations in both the private and public sectors.

From initial idea generation and strategy development through to detailed implementation, we deliver significant and tangible results. We have outstanding technology development capability; a unique breadth of skills from strategy to performance improvement, from HR to IT; and strong expertise in communications, defence, energy, financial services, government and public services, healthcare, international development, manufacturing and water.

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