JEAN MOUTON is a Senior Partner and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group, having joined the firm in 1982. He has been Partner since 1989 and Senior Partner since 1997. Mr. Mouton has been mainly in charge of developing the French and Italian markets with a special focus on services, industrial goods and pharmaceuticals. He has also held a number of internal roles, such as Chair of the Partner Development Committee for a number of countries, Chair of the Worldwide Senior Partner Nomination Committee or CEO of BCG Italy where he developed the franchise between 1990 and 1995. Mr. Mouton holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a Master in Civil Engineering from ESTP Paris and a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Paris Sorbonne.