Middle Management MBB / FAANG
I am a middle manager/exec at one of the infamous IT services firm. However, I have a pretty strong healthcare consulting experience spread across APAC countries, then moved to Product Management @USA (grew a successful product) and finally to business strategy. I am currently in the states and was applying to the M7 schools. However, at 33, at most got only waitlists. I recently got a great offer from LBS and considering pros and cons of moving to London.
Pros - Immigration is easier in UK (I am an international).
LBS is a pretty strong brand in London at least.
Program is quite strong. LBS network is pretty strong as well.
Want tomiddle management (LBS at least provides a shot vs staying in current position). Second aspiration would be FAANG.
Cons - Salary cut from current pay.
- No network in Europe.
- Ready job offer if I graduate from a US university.
- Not sure how is LBS regarded in the US if I decide to move back.
Would be great to get some feedback on how to prepare best for a career in MBB @London for a middle manager or FAANG. (As I understand, it might be a different path that I would have to take vs a younggrad). Also, would be great to understand the competition for middle manager/exec positions in London. Any other recommendation would also be welcome.