Arthur D. Little appoints Francesco Marsella as Global Leader for Strategy & Organization Practice
September 2020

Arthur D. Little (ADL), today announced the appointment of Francesco Marsella to lead its global Strategy & Organization (S&O) Practice.

Based in the Rome office, Francesco is a Partner at ADL and has been with the firm for over 13 years. With a focus on growth strategy and business transformation, he has been a valued and active member of the Global S&O Practice, and has contributed to the development and growth of the firm through the acquisition of new accounts, as well as securing repeat business locally and abroad.

Francesco takes over from Aurélia Bettati, a Partner in ADL’s France office, who is taking a break after 18 years at the firm. Working closely with the senior team, Francesco will be responsible for leading the Global S&O Practice towards breakthrough growth.

Ignacio García Alves, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Arthur D. Little comments: “On behalf of the firm I would like to thank Aurélia for her many years of service and invaluable contributions to Arthur D. Little, as well as congratulate Francesco on his new role. Francesco is well respected among his peers and he will be working closely with the market and practice leaders to drive further progress and breakthrough growth within the global S&O Practice.”

Francesco Marsella, Global Practice Leader, Strategy & Organization Practice at Arthur D. Little adds: “The future success of any company – whether it is a large holding company, a subsidiary, a start-up, or a public body – depends on how effectively the organization adjusts to new challenges and continuous change. I look forward to working closely with the team to develop and implement high-performance processes for our clients, to help them navigate these particular challenging and uncertain times.”

Before joining ADL in 2007, Francesco worked at Atlantia Group as a project manager. He holds a Master of Business Administration at SDA Bocconi in Milan, visiting student at ESADE Business School in Barcelona and a Master’s Degree in Engineering at Rome University “La Sapienza.”

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