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US: Cornerstone names new Chief Executive Officer

 |  September 12, 2019

Cornerstone Research announced Thursday, September 12, the appointment of Rahul Guha as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2020. Guha, a senior vice president, succeeds Michael E. Burton, who will become a senior vice president of the firm.

“In his more than two decades with Cornerstone Research, Rahul has established himself as a respected leader with exceptional strategic vision. Elected unanimously by our board of directors, he embodies our core values and team-based culture that are intrinsic to our firm’s success,” said Burton, who has been CEO since 2014.

Based in Chicago, Guha joined Cornerstone Research in 1996. The former co-head of the firm’s global antitrust and competition practice, Guha also founded the firm’s life sciences practice. 

In addition, Guha has held positions on several of the firm’s governance committees, including the board of directors and executive committee. As chief strategy officer, he has spearheaded initiatives involving firm, business, and expert development.

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