Roland Berger appoints partners in Thailand and South Korea

13 July 2021 2 min. read

Global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger has promoted Thailand-based Chanchai Tanatkatrakul and South Korea-based Seunghun Yoo to partner. 

Chanchai Tanatkatrakul has been with Roland Berger for over eight years, and is currently the Managing Partner of the firm’s Thailand operation. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for Strategy&, and engineering consultancy WSP in the United States. He also had a brief stint at a major financial services firms. 

At Roland Berger, Tanatkatrakul helps clients with, among others, strategic planning, marketing, business development, entrepreneurship and transformation. He has worked in several countries across Southeast Asia and Australia, with a focus on clients in the consumer goods, economic development, infrastructure, public sector, telecoms, tourism and transportation sectors. 

Chanchai Tanatkatrakul and Seunghun Yoo, Roland Berger

Tanatkatrakul was an MBA scholar in Finance and Marketing at the Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He also has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Chulalongkorn University. 

Seunghun Yoo started his management consulting career in 2007, primarily leading strategy development projects in cloud computing and ICT businesses. In 2012 he joined Roland Berger, and has since specialised in strategy development, strategy execution, mergers & acquisitions and post merger integration, operations, business transformation, and growth and value creation in technology. 

He specialises in the automotive sector, including in areas such as mobility, xEV (including FCEV), ADAS, process innovation and electronics & software for OEMs and Tier-1s. He also has gained industry experience in the manufacturing, ICT and telecommunications sectors. 

Yoo received a Bachelor in Systems Science and Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, where he also studied Robotics. 

The duo are among 17 new partners promoted per July the 1st – a record mid-year intake for Roland Berger on the back of better than expected results despite the global downturn. In 2021, the consulting firm expects double-digit revenue growth and anticipates a record year for the company.