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Fabian Billing

Senior Partner, Düsseldorf
Guides companies through performance transformations, enterprise agility programs, and merger integrations, leading to sustainable operational and financial impact and greater organizational health

About Fabian

Fabian leads McKinsey’s Organization Practice across Europe. In this role, he helps clients to shape and execute not only reorganizations but also significant performance transformations, merger integrations, change programs, and more recently programs around enterprise agility. Before this, Fabian led our merger-management work and supported numerous clients across industries in large-scale integration programs.

Fabian serves clients primarily in the telecommunications, media, and technology sectors, and more recently in the real estate and renewable energy sectors.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • architecting a transformation program to deliver enterprise agility for a major telecommunications company
  • delivering a comprehensive transformation, leveraging advanced analytics and moving into an agile way of working for a telecommunications operator, quintupling the company value
  • ·orchestrating the integration and value-creation program of two telecommunications operators
  • redesigning the operating model of a global real-estate company
  • supporting a full potential assessment for a global renewable-energy company
  • supporting the reorganization and footprint consolidation of a renewable-energy company
  • supporting the transaction-preparation process and subsequent merger integration for two global telecommunications companies
  • leading the divestiture and demerger of 12 separate businesses at a global technology company

Fabian has written several books on developing a career in consulting, addressing the recruiting process and relevant management tools.

Published work

Building workforce skills at scale to thrive during—and after—the COVID-19 crisis,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021


Technical University of Berlin
PhD, innovation management

Saarland University
MA, business administration