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Maria Kurenova

Partner, New York

Core expertise at the crossroads of consumer products and M&A, with a focus on the food and beverage sector.

About Maria

Expertise

Highlights

  • Emphasis on merger integration and large-scale CPG transformations
  • Global CP-M&A Interlock Champion, driving engagement at intersection of the two practices
  • New York office summer offsite co-lead
  • 13+ years of firm experience

Maria Kurenova is a partner in our Consumer Products and M&A and Divestitures practices, based in New York. She is one of our global CP-M&A Interlock Champions, helping drive engagement at the intersection of the two practices.

Since joining us in 2007, Maria has led a number of significant global integration efforts across the consumer products and healthcare spheres. Her recent client engagements have involved post-merger integration management, operating model redesign, large transformations, and CP strategy development.

She is a US food and beverage expert, with a focus on the confectionery and beer spaces.

Her preeminent case work has included:

  • Leading a ~$50B+ integration effort in the US health insurance space;
  • Supporting a ~$15B multi-national merger for a leading global CPG firm; and
  • Scoping, mobilizing, and leading the ~$1B+ value creation transformation program for a multinational confectionery player, with an emphasis on operating model redesign.

Maria also completed a social impact consulting internship at our sister company, The Bridgespan Group, in 2011.

She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSBA in Finance and International Business, summa cum laude, from Georgetown University. 

In her personal time, Maria enjoys spinning, traveling to new global destinations, and wine tasting in Napa. She is an avid college basketball fan.

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