Bain in the news

  • Adjust the timing of your career - Bain São Paulo

    September 20, 2014 | Você S/A | Media mention

    After a year and a half as vice president of commercial and marketing, Claudia Sender became president of TAM last year at age 38. What may have accelerated her development early in her career, was the training of the consulting firm Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Netflix faces headwinds in its European push

    September 08, 2014 | Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • Listening is essential to change a company, says Bain partner - Bain São Paulo

    September 08, 2014 | Exame | Media mention

    For companies, from time to time change is needed, even necessary - but the way they approach it is not always the best.

  • Brazil sees potential for sugarcane in Africa - Bain São Paulo

    September 05, 2014 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) has just completed a major study for the development of various sugar and ethanol production clusters in West Africa, one of the poorest regions of the world.

  • Businesswoman Rona Fairhead the preferred choice for next BBC Trust chairman

    August 31, 2014 | The Telegraph | Media mention

    London Bain alum, Rona Fairhead, will be questioned by the Commons media committee before ministers make the final decision. If selected, she would make history by becoming the first female chairman of the trust.

  • Diamond miners buoyed by US economic recovery

    August 29, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    A Bain & Company report projects, “with a dearth of new discoveries since the 1990s, supply of [diamond stones] remains below the precrisis peak of 2005 and is set to start falling from 2018.

  • Big data appears to reduce costs - Bain São Paulo

    August 25, 2014 | Valor Econômico – Nacional | Media mention

    The amount of data available in the oil and gas industry has made the sector conducive to application of big data technology.

  • Shale gas is surrounded by environmental controversy - Bain São Paulo

    August 25, 2014 | Valor Econômico – Nacional | Media mention

    The exploration of shale gas has barely begun in Brazil and is already surrounded by controversy. Brazil is home to one of the largest reserves of this unconventional, raw material in the world, which should only hit the market in the next decade.

  • New level - Bain São Paulo

    August 25, 2014 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The pre-salt deposit could position Brazil as one of the largest oil exporters in the world, with a surplus that can exceed 1.5 million barrels per day. This is especially significant as the demand for this resource will no longer be led by the USA, but rather Asia.

  • Metromile pitches pay-as-you-drive auto insurance

    August 21, 2014 | BloombergBusinessweek | Media mention

    According to one Bain & Company study, “car insurers in the US “must feel like Alice in Wonderland, running flat out with barely any forward motion.