Richard Malekian is President of Shareholder Value Consultants, Inc., a management consulting firm that specializes in helping client companies create value for shareholders through the implementation of Economic Profit/EVA and Free Cash Flow programs. Those programs include the installation of financial management frameworks within client companies based on Economic Profit/EVA and Free Cash Flow, and the creation of management incentive compensation programs that are linked to those metrics. Additional areas of specialization include the executive education/training of client personnel in Economic Profit/EVA and Free Cash Flow techniques, and the quantification of customer loyalty initiatives using those measurement tools.
His client experience covers several industries, and includes manufacturing services, airlines, chemicals, information technology, retailing, consumer products, and utilities. Prior to founding Shareholder Value Consultants, Mr. Malekian was a Director in the Shareholder Value Management group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and was also Vice President at Stern Stewart & Company. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President within the Corporate Finance Group at American Express.
His educational background includes an MBA in Finance fromNew YorkUniversity, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at theUniversityofPennsylvania.