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Hired Athlete: Margaret Lu

We are delighted to announce that former international fencer Margaret Lu has joined Avanade.

The US athlete transitioned out of professional sport with Athlete Career Transition (ACT) and is now a Senior Consultant within Organisational Change Management Advisory at the professional services multinational.

Margaret Lu

Margaret Lu attended the World Fencing Championships on multiple occasions, winning gold medals at World Championship events in 2017 and 2018.

Lu also holds gold medals from Pan American Fencing Championships for team events, and won bronze medals for individual events in 2013 and 2017.

Lu graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Psychology and Business Management in 2017, and is a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) and LBGTQ+ advocate.

Athlete Career Transition Co-Director, Andy Moore said:

“Margaret has a broad skillset, both academically and in terms of her experiences and knowledge that she gained through professional sport.

“She’s an asset to Avanade, and we’re confident she will thrive in her new role.”

Athlete Career Transition works alongside global organisations to successfully transition professional former athletes across all disciplines into the corporate domain.


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