With more than 500 consultants spread over 16 offices globally, Argon & Co, leader in strategy and transformation of operations, is very pleased to announce the arrival of 3 new leaders in the ANZ business.  

Firstly, new Associate Partner, Evert Westerhof, joins the business to lead our Capital Projects service line enhancing our service offering to meet the needs of our clients across the complete life cycle of capital investments, from capital portfolio optimisation, developing major capital transformation programs to project governance execution and our latest service vertical start-ups. Having spent close to two decades leading engineering and manufacturing teams across the FMCG sectors in Europe, America and Australasia, Evert brings with him a wealth of knowledge.  

Evert Westerhof comments, “I am very excited to join Argon & Co ANZ, I believe we can make a big difference for our clients in combining our engineering capabilities with our expertise in strategic business analysis and operations.” 

Secondly, new Managing Principal, Chris Gardner, will add significant horsepower to our ANZ Procurement team, strengthening the current procurement service offering.  

Chris Gardner says, “I’m delighted to be joining the Argon & Co team to build out the Procurement service offering across the ANZ region. With this commitment to grow our Procurement capability we are excited to combine Argon & Co’s global footprint with local expertise in cost reduction, optimization, transformation, and sustainability; further enhancing the end-to-end offering of Argon & Co and the value we’re able to deliver our clients in ANZ.” 

Lastly, no stranger to the ANZ business, Ashely Darley who was the first employee at Pollen Consulting Group has come back on board as an Associate Partner. Ashley will be responsible for establishing and growing Argon & Co Australia’s presence in Western Australia, where we believe on the ground resources are needed to best service our clients’ needs.  

Ashley Darley shares, “it’s a pleasure to be back, having been watching Argon & Co’s impact over the last year it was a no brainer when making the decision to return! Western Australia is a bit of an untapped market for us, making this a very exciting opportunity for me personally and for the continued growth of Argon & Co ANZ.” 

Paul Eastwood, Managing Partner comments “These three strategic hires will bring more strength and depth to our services ensuring we can meet our clients’ needs across ANZ with market leading solutions. More importantly they are all brilliant people who our team and our clients will love working with.” 

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