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Paolo Bordogna

Partner, Paris

About Paolo


Paolo Bordogna is a director in Bain & Company's Paris office. He is a leader in Bain's Financial Services practice.

Paolo has more than 25 years of management consulting experience across a range of industries, capabilities and geographies, including Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East. 

He was responsible for managing Bain’s Financial Services practice in EMEA from 2008 to 2011 and previously worked in the firm's Milan office.

Paolo has taken an active role in many projects, including turnarounds, acquisitions and mergers, that have reshaped international financial services sectors. During those assignments, he accumulated expertise on issues related to strategy, risk management, channel management, segment management, customer relationship management, IT and organization changes. In addition, Paolo has developed broad experience advising industrial and high technology companies.

Paolo has also been quite active in the restructuring programs for European’s troubled banks as a leading adviser on the topics of restructuring and recapitalization. He is an adviser on the European Euro crisis to some European Central Banks and regulators and an expert in managing non-performing loans. 

He has acquired deep expertise in restructuring viable non-performing loans for several European institutions. In addition, he has long-term experience in Russia, where he has spent several years advising the largest financial services institutions in the country.

Paolo is the co-author of Bain’s research on the European and sovereign debt crisis and their relative impact on banks’ stability, as well as Bain’s internal studies on capital and liquidity regulations. He also actively contributed to Bain’s global report, "Restoring Financing and Growth to SME’s". Finally, he has served as a board member of the European Banking Report, ABI (Italian Banking Association) for many years.

Prior to joining Bain in 2002, Paolo worked at Sapient as CEO (Milan) and at Procter & Gamble as Brand Assistant (Rome). He was also a director at another management consulting firm in Milan and Paris.

Paolo earned a Degree in Electronic Engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan and an MBA at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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