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Riveron Expands Executive Team

Riveron Hires Industry Experts to Drive Growth in Midwest and New York Markets

DALLAS, July 18, 2019— Riveron announced that it will expand its executive team with the addition of industry experts Anand Raghuraman and Jason Gandy, who have recently joined the firm as executive managing directors in the New York City and Chicago offices, respectively.

“We are thrilled to welcome Anand and Jason to the Riveron team, where their deep expertise in bringing innovative solutions and creative leadership will expand our growing footprint in the Midwest and East Coast markets,” said Riveron Founder and CEO Landon Smith. “As Riveron continues its upward growth trajectory, these appointments underscore our commitment to delivering dynamic strategies and services that meet our clients’ unique and evolving needs.”

Anand Raghuraman, a retail and consumer products expert and a proven change agent on digital disruption, will lead Riveron’s New York City market, drawing from his more than 20 years of experience in senior corporate and advisory roles. He has counseled global C-level leaders and collaborated with a wide range of management teams across industry sectors to help create and execute strategies that have added hundreds of millions of dollars in incremental revenue with improved margin. He most recently served as the head of EY’s Consumer Products & Retail practice for the Americas. His previous roles include senior vice president of strategy at Ross Stores; partner and managing director at The Boston Consulting Group in Mumbai and New York City; and partner at Kurt Salmon Associates.

Jason Gandy joins Riveron as head of the Midwest market, including the Minneapolis and Chicago offices, where he is responsible for market growth, client development, and team leadership. For more than 20 years, he held a variety of senior positions at Accenture, including leading their Midwest banking and capital markets business and as the client account lead for several top US banks and brokerage firms. Gandy has guided these businesses through large-scale transformations, new operating models, mergers and acquisitions, technology enablement, product launches, and digital innovation.