Kevin P. Coyne is a co-founder of the Coyne Partnership, and a former director and co-leader of both McKinsey’s worldwide strategy practice and CEO transitions practice.
During a 27 year career at McKinsey Kevin advised clients on a variety of issues and across a broad range of industries – including banking, consumer goods, venture capital, industrial, telecommunications and the public sector – although his primary area of focus was corporate strategy. He has worked one-on-one with over twenty-five different CEOs on one or more of the following subjects: setting the management agenda, corporate strategy, decisions to merge or sell the company, developing a new management agenda, building an executive team and integrated change programs.
Kevin has been an active leader in civic roles throughout his career. He served as an Executive Assistant and sole policy advisor to the Deputy Secretary of the United States Treasury, the second ranking department official in the Reagan Administration. In that role he advised on Brazil’s economic growth, served as an intermediary between Britain and Argentina after the Falklands war, and advised on opening Japan’s capital markets. He recently co-led several pro-bono efforts, such as: setting up the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund, leading the Atlanta and London Olympic Games committees on several initiatives and leading the team supporting former US President Carter on the Atlanta Project helping low-income citizens.
Kevin has co-written 6 Harvard Business Review articles, 12 McKinsey Quarterly articles and 2 bestselling business books, as well as many articles across influential business publications.
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