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Carlson Capital hires McKinsey alum as first CEO

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Carlson Capital has brought on McKinsey & Co. émigré Ron Hulme as its first chief executive officer – a move designed to help the firm continue strengthening its management team following a 2005 McKinsey-led reorganization.

Hulme, who has spent the past 26 years at McKinsey – most recently as a director and a leader in the management consultancy’s energy practice – developed a rapport with Carlson’s president and namesake, Clint Carlson, and the firm’s chief operating officer, Roy Trice, in late 2005 when he worked with the pair on Carlson’s reorganization.

In his new role at Carlson, Hulme will