Huron Announces CEO Transition
Huron’s president and chief operating officer
CEO Succession Plan
“Succession planning is one of the most important responsibilities of the board, and today’s announcement is the culmination of a well-established, thoughtful transition process,” said
Roth was a founder of the Company in 2002 and has served as chief executive officer since 2009. Since becoming CEO, Huron has:
- Transformed into an integrated operating company committed to partnering with organizations facing significant disruption or regulatory change with a focus on serving the healthcare, education, financial services and energy and utilities industries;
Nearly doubled the Company’s annual revenues, achieving over
$900 millionin revenue in 2021;
Grown from a
U.S.-centric team of 2,000 individuals to a global organization with over 4,500 professionals; and
Been named a “Best Firm to Work For” by
Consulting magazinefor 11 years in a row.
The Company’s leadership succession plan enables a smooth transition of the CEO role at the end of 2022. Roth will stay on Huron’s board, serving as vice chairman. Roth will also continue to serve Huron’s clients and enhance the Company’s market presence, among other activities, in his new role.
“As the CEO for the past thirteen years, it has been the greatest privilege of my career to serve our clients, our people and our shareholders. Working side-by-side with the best team in the business to address some of the toughest challenges facing our clients has been a tremendous honor. I am incredibly grateful to everyone on the Huron team for their unwavering commitment to our clients, our business and to each other. Those attributes will continue to be the foundation of the company’s success for many years to come,” said
“I have worked with Mark for over a decade, and I am thrilled that he will be Huron’s next CEO. Mark is a humble, collaborative leader with deep strategic and operational expertise, and he has been a great partner in helping achieve Huron’s success. I am extremely proud to transition the leadership of this company to such a capable and highly regarded leader. We are well-positioned to take advantage of the market opportunities that lie ahead, and Mark is an ideal executive to lead that charge,” added Roth.
With more than 30 years of senior leadership experience, Hussey has served as the Company’s president and chief operating officer of Huron since
“I am honored to serve as the next CEO of this incredible organization. Working with our highly talented team, I look forward to capitalizing on the significant market opportunities across our businesses,” said
McCartney concluded, “Mark is broadly respected and admired by his colleagues as a strong collaborator, strategic thinker, and an individual who brings out the best in his teams. His significant leadership skills and deep knowledge of the Company’s operations, personnel and clients gained in his roles as president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer make him the right leader for the next chapter of Huron’s growth.”
Virtual Investor Day
Huron will host an Investor Day on
Chief Executive Officer
After the conclusion of the event, a transcript and a replay of the video webcast, including the Q&A session, will be available on the investor relations section of Huron’s website at http://ir.huronconsultinggroup.com and will be available for one year.
Prior to his tenure as CEO, he led Huron’s health and education consulting segment. He co-led the development of Huron’s higher education business. As a founding member of Huron, Jim guided and grew the higher education business to a position of preeminence in the industry. He has more than 40 years of consulting experience, including working with many of the premier research universities and academic health centers across the
He received a B.A. in political science and economics from
Prior to joining Huron, from 2002 to 2011, Mark served as chief financial officer at
Mark received his B.S. in Accountancy from the
Huron is a global consultancy that collaborates with clients to drive strategic growth, ignite innovation and navigate constant change. Through a combination of strategy, expertise and creativity, we help clients accelerate operational, digital and cultural transformation, enabling the change they need to own their future. By embracing diverse perspectives, encouraging new ideas and challenging the status quo, we create sustainable results for the organizations we serve. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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