Principal, Bain & Company
Otto Verhage is a principal in the Amsterdam office. In 2006, he started at Bain as an intern, first in the Amsterdam office, and later in the Melbourne office. After obtaining his Master of Science degree in Physics from Utrecht University, he joined Bain permanently in 2007.
At Bain, Otto has worked in a wide range of industries, including High Tech, Banking, Publishing, and Live Entertainment. However, he has focused mostly on Telecom and Consumer Products. Otto’s Telecom clients have been all over Europe, Puerto Rico, and Australia. He helped them with corporate strategy, commercial strategy, customer loyalty, and M&A. Otto’s Consumer Products clients have been large international beverage companies, in beer, spirits, and coffee. He helped them with Business Unit strategies and performance improvement.
Besides his client work, Otto has always been active in recruiting events and helped candidates in their orientation process. As a consultant, Otto took 10 months of for a sailing trip with friends, sailing from Amsterdam to the Galapagos Islands. Two years later he sailed the boat back to Europe. In his free time today, he enjoys skiing, skydiving and running.