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The firm reported revenue of $3.7 billion in 2012.
Boston Consulting Group has been named one of The Best Companies to Work For in America by Fortune magazine for eight straight years.
BCG's consultants reflect the company's standards and global outlook. A majority of BCG's consultants have advanced degrees from leading business schools-including the University of Chicago, Harvard, INSEAD, Kellogg, Stanford, and Wharton.
Hours can be long at the company depending on the project with 60-hour work weeks not uncommon. Travel can also be extensive.
In 1963, Boston Consulting Group is founded by Bruce Henderson as the Management and Consulting Division of the Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company - itself a subsidiary of The Boston Company.
In 1968, The Boston Company spins off BCG as a separate subsidiary.
In 1875, BCG stock is sold to its employees through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a means of purchasing the company from The Boston Company. It's one of the nation's first ESOPs.
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