Booz & Co.

BA, Johns Hopkins University

Practice Areas

Client Team

Ken Kanara

Managing Partner

Ken Kanara is President and CEO at ECA. He works with clients to fill permanent and project based roles. Ken has extensive experience in management consulting, having spent more than a decade working with clients on various strategic and operational initiatives at Booz & Company.

Ken graduated Phi Beta Kappa, with a B.A. in Economics  from The Johns Hopkins University.

Example Strategy Projects:

  • Mobile Payments Strategy Development for Major US / Canadian Retail Oil & Gas Company
  • Strategic Plan / Reorganization Assessment for Middle East Oil & Gas Shipping Client
  • Strategic Plan (including supply and reserve forecasts) Development for Middle East Upstream NOC
  • Strategic Business Transformation & Shared Services Optimization for Global Asset Servicer
  • Performance Management & Balanced Scorecard Implementation for Middle East Midstream NOC
  • Market Analysis & Retail Strategy Development for Middle East Aquaculture (Fish farming) Client
  • Pricing Strategy and Pilot Program for US Specialty Automotive Parts Distributor
  • Product Development and Market Strategy for Global Asset Servicing Company
  • Manpower Strategy and Implementation for Middle East NOC
  • Strategic Review of Client Operating Model for Institutional Investor Services Company
  • IT Infrastructure Planning for Major US Investment Clearing House Client
  • Market Analysis of Captive Auto Finance Industry for Japanese Bank
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program Development for US Tobacco Client


Example M&A / Due Diligence Projects:

  • Confidential PE Firm Targeting a Major US Packaged Foods Company
  • Confidential PE firm Targeting a Major Canadian Telco (largest historical leveraged buyout at the time – 2007)
  • Major US Industrials Client Targeting Investment in Handheld Imaging space
  • Confidential PE firm Targeting a US Check Processing Company
  • Major US Industrial Goods Client Targeting Investment in Oil & Gas Equipment space
  • Major US Industrials Client Targeting Investment in Upstream Oil & Gas Equipment Market (twin-screw pumps)
  • Major US Industrials Client Targeting Investment in Downstream Oil & Gas Equipment Market (condition monitoring sensors)
  • Confidential PE Firm Targeting Acquisitions in Subsea Oil & Gas and Consumer Retail industries

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