Ricardo Tülkens has joined PA Consulting, the global innovation and transformation consultancy, as a new member of the Netherlands management team, based in Utrecht.
At the consultancy that’s ‘Bringing Ingenuity to Life’, Ricardo will mainly focus on the industrial manufacturing market, translating strategy into realisation with operational excellence as the driver, in combination with agile, data and digitally driven teams.
Ricardo has more than 25 years of experience in the world of consultancy. He has worked at KPMG Advisory, BearingPoint and Lighthouse Consulting Group (Philips). Before working in consultancy, Ricardo had a retail company where client experience was the driver. Over the past two decades, he has been working on assignments to help companies achieve their strategic objectives, focusing on operational excellence, optimising organisations and realising business cases. Ricardo has been active in many sectors such as automotive, construction, chemicals, electronics, oil and gas, retail, life sciences and manufacturing.
Ricardo says: "There are many issues in the manufacturing industry. By focusing on their customer needs, experimentation and validation, companies can more efficiently create products and services that meet the needs of the customer. PA is different in what it does and combines innovation and transformation to help customers progress further, faster and to stay ahead of disruptive new players."
Mark Griep, country head of PA Consulting in the Netherlands, comments on Ricardo’s appointment: "Ricardo is well-practiced in the manufacturing world and has a great track record. His arrival also ensures that the growth of PA in the Netherlands is strengthened, thanks to his expertise and experience in operational excellence. I am convinced that our customers in the industry will benefit from Ricardo’s experience and innovative insights and we can continue to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world."