Arnold J. Lowenstein

Vice President

Arnie is a vice president at Charles River Associates and has been a management consultant for over 25 years.

He is an expert in business and competitive strategy who consults to the senior management of major industrial companies on their key strategic challenges. He consults globally on a broad range of corporate strategic issues and opportunities in the energy, chemical, agribusiness, and general industrial sectors. He specializes in corporate strategy and restructuring and has lead numerous assignments to assist clients develop targeted growth programs, effectively globalize, and reposition their businesses to outperform in changing markets. He assists clients in corporate portfolio and risk assessments to develop plans to reposition portfolios to achieve key corporate performance and shareholder value. He also advises on major national and international mergers regarding business fit, value, and competitive positioning issues.

Arnie holds an MA in industrial economics from the University of British Columbia.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    CRA developed a positioning and growth strategy for China for global industrial chemical company
    CRA developed a strategy to drive a growth and an investment program in China, considering the investment focus across key business areas and regions inside...
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  • 02
    Corporate and repositioning strategy to grow core business of a specialty phosphates company
    CRA took a “fresh look” at the company portfolio to assess business attractiveness, growth potential, economics and company positioning. We developed a...
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  • 03
    Corporate growth strategy for a speciality materials company
    Worked with management to craft a new direction for the company, and a plan for portfolio repositioning to enable focused and profitable future growth. Our...
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