Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management and consulting firm, will create more than 200 jobs and invest $9.2 million in a new regional support center in Atlanta.
The new jobs will include highly skilled positions in creative visual services, finance, client and business support, legal and information technology, and other areas. BCG expects to create more than 500 jobs over the next 10 years with this new facility.
“We’re excited about Boston Consulting Group choosing to expand their presence in our city,” said Reed. “By doing so, Boston Consulting Group will bring 232 well-paying jobs to the City of Atlanta, close to many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 clients they serve. Boston Consulting Group is known for its consulting expertise, as well as being an excellent and in-demand employer. We look forward to their continued growth and success in Atlanta.”
“BCG plays an important and unique role in Atlanta’s economy, and this new investment will have an estimated $52.7 million total economic impact on our city,” said Dr. Eloisa Klementich, president and CEO of Invest Atlanta. “Having advised Atlanta’s top companies for decades, this expansion will allow BCG to provide their top-tier services to even more businesses across a wide spectrum of industries.”
The new support center will consolidate and expand operational functions in support of BCG’s North American and global businesses.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. It partners with clients from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges and transform their enterprises. Its customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 85 offices in 48 countries.
“Since opening BCG Atlanta in 1995, we’ve been deeply committed to the Atlanta community through pro bono consulting projects, individual volunteering, and direct support to local organizations,” said Alan Wise, senior partner and managing director for BCG in Atlanta. “To be able to bring several hundred additional skilled jobs with competitive compensation, market-leading benefits, and excellent career prospects to our city is another way of showing our commitment to Atlanta.”