Dr. Dirk Vater is a partner with Bain & Company in the Frankfurt office. He is a senior member of Bain’s Financial Services practice and he leads the firm’s work in the Banking sector in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is also an active contributor to the Digital, Customer Strategy & Marketing and Mergers & Acquisitions practices.
Dirk has more than 20 years of management consulting experience working with senior leaders in financial services institutions. He has significant expertise in transformation, turnaround management and strategy development, particularly in retail and SME banking. Dirk has also increasingly focused his assignments around the globe on digitalization projects.
Prior to joining Bain & Company in 2004, Dirk was a partner with another global consulting firm in Frankfurt.
Dirk earned his PhD in business administration from the University of Chemnitz and he is also a graduate of the University of Mannheim, where he received a degree in Business Administration.
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