Actum Hires Former Fortune 500 Executive Dwayne McCallum as Global Chief Operating Officer

By Actum | March 18, 2024


Emily Lawlor Promoted to Global Chief Administrative Officer

(New York, March 18) Actum LLC, a fast-growing global consulting firm built to deliver meaningful and measurable outcomes for clients, today announced it has hired senior executive Dwayne McCallum to serve as Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Managing Director. McCallum is poised to further the firm’s dynamic growth and operational excellence.

“We are building Actum into a premier global consultancy and Dwayne’s addition will create a world class administrative platform to support an already world class consultancy,” said Kirill Goncharenko, Managing Partner, Actum.

McCallum is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, having served in senior positions across several Fortune 500 companies, including roles as the COO of Aon plc in Greater New York, Northeast CFO of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., and Vice President of Treasury & Security Services at JP Morgan Chase. McCallum graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Mercy University, where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business. He often draws inspiration from a quote by Martin Luther King Jr., saying, “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice,” a sentiment that reflects his commitment to ethical and responsible leadership.

The promotion of Emily Lawlor to Global Chief Administrative Officer further strengthens Actum’s team. “Emily has been a foundational part of our journey, pivotal at every stage of our growth,” said Fabian Núñez, Managing Partner, Actum. “Her promotion is a testament to her hard work and dedication.”

With these strategic appointments, Actum is well positioned to continue its trajectory of rapid growth and delivering best in class outcomes, reaffirming its place at the forefront of the global advisory sector.


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