BCG hires PE partner from Accenture

The Boston Consulting Group has hired Laila Worrell as a senior member of its principal investors & private equity practice group in the New York office.

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has hired Laila Worrell as a partner and managing director within its principal investors & private equity practice (PIPE), the firm said.

Her position started in November, according to her LinkedIn profile.

In her new role as a senior member in PIPE, Worrell, who is based in New York, will advise global investment firms on due diligence and post-close transformation, BCG said. Clients include private equity firms, hedge funds, pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, and real estate and infrastructure funds.

She will also advise them in areas such as growth, corporate strategy, innovation and transformation.

“She brings an incredibly valuable skill set for our private equity clients at a time when, more than ever, the focus is on operational transformation to generate returns,” BCG PIPE global leader Tawfik Hammoud said.

Worrell joins BCG from Accenture, where she was managing director and head of the New York Metro region, the firm said. She was also a member of Accenture’s North America leadership team and the CEO advisory council. Earlier in her career, she served as the head of strategy and corporate development at Macmillan and director at a media venture called Imaginova, according to her LinkedIn.

Boston Consulting Group, founded in 1963, has 85 offices in 48 countries.