JAKARTA – October 7th, 2021 – Bain & Company announced today the appointment of Edy Widjaja as the new leader of the firm’s Southeast Asia Financial Services Practice. Edy is an experienced team member with more than 20 years of experience in consulting, industry and academia in the United States, Western Europe and Southeast Asia, with significant experience advising clients in financial services sectors such as banking, insurance, asset management, consumer finance and financial investors. His expertise spans across strategy, performance improvement, distribution excellence and change management. Edy will be based out of the firm’s Jakarta office.
“We are very pleased to have Edy at the helm of our financial services practice in Southeast Asia, an area of key growth for the firm in the region,” said Jean-Pierre Felenbok, Bain & Company’s regional managing partner for Southeast Asia based in Singapore. “Edy has proven to be a key member of our team and will be leading the practice into an exciting future.”
In his time with Bain & Company, Edy has worked across change management and multi-year transformations, strategy and implementation for local and regional banks and insurers, various financial investors deals (sector scans and portfolio work), as well as working with leading fintech insurgents.
“I am very pleased to be taking on this new role within a team and industry that I have the highest respect for,” said Edy Widjaja. “I look forward to helping ensure that our many clients throughout the region achieve their long-term growth goals.”
Prior to joining us in 2010, he worked as a corporate venturing manager and R&D Project Manager at NV Bekaert SA (in Belgium). He has written or held ~10 scientific articles and patents.
Edy earned an MBA from INSEAD, where he was on the Dean's List, as well as a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University. He also holds a BEng in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Indonesia.
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