Argon & Co hires four new partners from consultancy rivals

04 July 2024 Consultancy.com.au 3 min. read
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Argon & Co has strengthened its senior ranks in Australia and New Zealand with the hire of four new (associate) partners, who all cross from industry counterparts.

Based in the Melbourne office, Luke Tomkin and Anthony Cappelleri have been appointed partners. Daniel Jackson and Philip Welch have meanwhile been onboarded as associate partners, based in Sydney and Melbourne.

“We are humbled to be joined by Luke, Anthony, Phil and Daniel in the next chapter of our growth. We are adding decades of functional and technical expertise, leadership and incredible track records. I’m very much looking forwards to working alongside them,” said Paul Eastwood, Managing Partner of Argon & Co in Asia Pacific.

FLtR: Luke Tomkin, Anthony Cappelleri, Daniel Jackson and Philip Welch

Luke Tomkin brings a wealth of operational leadership experience alongside an expansive career in management consulting. Joining from Accenture, where he was a Managing Director, Tomkin has led major supply chain transformation initiatives for large corporates and multinationals, leveraging change management expertise and technology.

Earlier in his career, he spent nearly two decades at GRA, which was acquired by Accenture in 2021.

Anthony Cappelleri brings over 15 years of advisory and procurement experience to Argon & Co. Specialising in M&A (public and private markets), large-scale IT optimisation programs and procurement transformation, Cappelleri has worked across a diverse portfolio of sectors including financial services, mining, telecommunications, utilities and consumer goods. 

Cappelleri most recently was at Infosys Portland, where he was a Managing Director, and previously served Accenture and Deloitte, among others.

Daniel Jackson brings over 10 years consulting and transformation experience, particularly specialising in digital procurement transformation within the mining, healthcare, retail and education industries. He will focus on driving further growth of Argon & Co’s Procurement service line (which recently was bolstered by Caliba Group) and NEOS offering.

Jackson has been hired form specialist procurement player Bloom Consulting, having previously served PwC, among others.

Philip Welch brings extensive experience in the retail industry and consulting. His areas of expertise include business transformation, supply chain, omni channel, and inventory management. Throughout his career, he has led retail teams in areas such as finance, operations, and system enhancements, working both in Australia and internationally.

Welch has joined Argon & Co from TMX, and previously spent two years at KPMG. Earlier, he held roles in industry.