NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rothschild & Co is pleased to announce that Marie Quintero-Johnson has joined as a Senior Adviser to the firm. Ms Quintero-Johnson brings more than 30 years of corporate advisory and consumer expertise at one of the largest consumer good companies in the world to Rothschild & Co and will play a significant role in the continued global expansion of the Consumer and Retail franchise.
Ms Quintero-Johnson will report to Akeel Sachak, Partner and Global Head of Consumer, and work closely with James Ben, Head of M&A North America and Co-Head of North America Consumer and Retail, and Jaime Arrastia, Co-Head of North America Consumer and Retail. She will be based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Commenting on the appointment, Robert Leitão, Managing Partner of Rothschild & Co said: “I am delighted to welcome Marie to the firm. She is an experienced and thoughtful corporate adviser, and her guidance will be of immense value to our Global Advisory clients in the US and around the world as they navigate today’s challenging business environment.”
“Marie is a highly respected industry specialist whose outstanding sector expertise and global M&A experience will meaningfully strengthen our global sector team,” said Akeel Sachak. “Her wealth of experience formed at one of the largest consumer goods companies in the world will be invaluable to our clients in an industry that faces unprecedented challenges and opportunities today. Marie’s appointment demonstrates our sustained commitment to strengthening our global Consumer and Retail franchise and enhancing our capabilities across key sector verticals.”
Prior to joining Rothschild & Co, Ms Quintero-Johnson was Vice President and Head of Corporate Development at The Coca-Cola Company, where she managed a team responsible for evaluating and executing all merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions globally as well as overseeing competitive insights and corporate real estate. Since she was named to the position in 2002, the company completed over $50 billion worth of transactions in over 100 countries. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, she was an Audit Associate at Coopers & Lybrand. She holds an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, a B.S. in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
“I am excited to join Rothschild & Co because of its strong consumer sector franchise and long term relationship based approach to doing business,” said Ms Quintero-Johnson. “I look forward to partnering with the firm’s talented team in delivering the best strategic advice to its clients and further advancing its global Consumer and Retail franchise.”
About Rothschild & Co, Global Advisory
Rothschild & Co is a family-controlled and independent group and has been at the centre of the world's financial markets for over 200 years. With a team of c.4,200 talented financial services specialists on the ground in over 40 countries, Rothschild & Co's integrated global network of trusted professionals provide in-depth market intelligence and effective long-term solutions for our clients in Global Advisory, Wealth & Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.
Global Advisory, a division of the Rothschild & Co group, designs and executes strategic M&A and financing solutions, providing impartial, expert advice to large and mid-sized corporations, private equity, families and entrepreneurs, and governments.
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