Thilo Henkes, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting Thilo Henkes joined L.E.K. in 2000 and has more than 17 years of consulting experience specializing in transaction support and developing post-acquisition, value-enhancing strategies for clients. He is a Managing Director and Partner, and leads our Paper Goods and Packaging practice. Thilo is also active in our Building Materials & Industrials Products and Private Equity practices. He has worked with his clients to evaluate merger and acquisition opportunities, assess growth options in new markets and new products, construct business plans in conjunction with developing new growth strategies, and identify value in cost-cutting initiatives.
Ghansham Panjabi is a Southlake, TX based Equity Research Analyst responsible for the Packaging & Coatings sectors at Baird (Milwaukee, WI based Investment Bank), with a team that includes two seasoned research associates (Matthew Krueger and Josh Vesely). Prior to joining Baird in 2009, Ghansham spent four years at Wachovia Securities (New York) and six years at Lehman Brothers (New York). Ghansham is well-recognized by his clients in the annual Institutional Investor surveys and has received several other accolades throughout his 20+ year sell-side Equity Research career. In terms of education, Ghansham has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and a M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Davis (2000), and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle (1995). Ghansham resides in Southlake, TX with his wife and two kids.