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Transformational Change

RTS works with clients to transform the performance, health, and capabilities of their organizations. We work only where the aspiration is a radical, sustainable step up in performance.

Corporate Restructuring and Turnarounds

RTS delivers rapid and dramatic performance improvement to companies facing significant operational and financial challenges, including liquidity and balance sheet issues.


Doug Yakola

Senior Partner, Boston
Brings deep experience in restructuring across industries, specializing in interim executive roles in organizations undergoing turnarounds and...

Jon Garcia

Senior Partner and President RTS, Washington DC
Founder of McKinsey’s RTS unit. Leads large-scale, high-profile transformations and turnarounds across industries and geographies

Kevin Carmody

Senior Partner, Chicago
Specializes in corporate restructurings and enterprise-wide transformations; brings deep experience in operational turnarounds and change management...

Davide Arpili

Partner, Madrid
Leads complex international corporate restructurings, turnarounds, and transformations across industries. Served as chief restructuring officer...

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Featured impact story

Recreational-services company manages and exits Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 9 months

A US provider of retail recreational services was in the midst of a crisis. Profitability had eroded significantly due to a combination of factors—a decline in consumer interest, along with a cutback in discretionary spending as a result of the economic downturn.

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Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

Disruption, friction, and change: The hallmarks of a true transformation

– A company transformation is a holistic, top-priority endeavor that requires aggressive focus from the management team to reach... the full potential of a business.

Keeping transformations on target

– Analysis of high-stakes transformations reveals a few pragmatic lessons that increase the odds of meeting the organization’s... objectives.

Why CFOs need a bigger role in business transformations

– CFO involvement can lead to better outcomes for organization-wide performance improvements.

Featured Videos

Resilience in transformation

“Transformation is obviously difficult, and it often involves a real acceleration in the metabolic rate of an organization.” Senior partner Jon Garcia explores how organizations and executives should think about resilience during a transformation.

Overcoming the odds in transformation

“About 70% of the time, efforts to fundamentally change the performance of an organization don’t work.” Senior partner Jon Garcia discusses how organizations can overcome obstacles to drive transformational change.

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Picking up signals at Mobile World Congress

– Mobile World Congress is one of the world’s largest technology shows, right up there with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Berlin’s IFA, and Taipei’s Computex, as a highlight of the tech calendar.

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