Alder Koten Acquires OCE Consulting, a Houston-Based Management Consulting Firm

HOUSTON, TX, June 14, 2016 — Alder Koten, the consulting firm that helps shape organizations through a combination of recruitment, cultural & leadership advisory, and talent stewardship services, announced today that it has acquired OCE Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm.

OCE Consulting focuses on helping clients achieve successful deployment of their business strategies, through culture deployment and the effective application of change management techniques. Their list of clients includes a wide array of companies in different industries and regions of the world – including industrial conglomerates, manufacturers, energy companies, and financial institutions.

As part of the integration Ricardo Monardez, OCE Consulting’s Managing Director, will join Alder Koten as the Managing Partner for Alder Koten Advisory.

“We are excited to work alongside our new colleagues at Alder Koten in helping clients shape their organizations,” said Mr. Monardez. “For companies undergoing strategic shifts, the effective deployment of strategies through focused organizational change is a critical component to success.”

“Through their collective experience, the partners at OCE Consulting have witnessed the challenges organizations face when attempting to effect lasting change.” said Jose Ruiz, Alder Koten’s CEO. “Their senior team of consultants has over 20 years of business experience and a hands-on approach that builds trust, cooperation, and teamwork.”

Alder Koten Advisory will help shape organizations and deploy the right culture through four distinct areas:

  • Leadership Configuration: Helping build executive and management teams that are committed to working together to deliver on the strategic goals of the company.
  • Cultural Mobilization: Developing a commitment to the strategy at every level of the organization, and an enhanced ability to coordinate effectively where the work gets done.
  • Customer-focused Excellence: Ensuring effective coordination of action, building customer-centric processes, based on commitments and work practices that align the efforts of the organization to develop a “promises kept” culture.
  • Performance Management: Deploying a consistent process to manage and assess performance across a diverse set of functions, regions, or business units.

“This addition brings a new dimension to Alder Koten’s capabilities,” said Richard Spitzer, Senior Advisor with Alder Koten and former GlobalManaging Partner of the Automotive and Industrial Equipment Sectors at Accenture. “The team can bridge the gap between a theoretical and a deployed strategy. They focus on fostering alignment around new strategic targets and ensure teams have the capacity to deliver them.”

About Alder Koten

Alder Koten, the consulting firm that helps shape organizations through a combination of recruitment, cultural & leadership advisory, and talent stewardship services. The firm is a recognized member of The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). The AESC represents the only recognized seal of quality for retained executive search consulting firms on a worldwide basis.

Jose Ruiz
Chief Executive Officer

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