Based in Geneva, Eric leads our work with retailers and consumer goods clients in Switzerland. He focuses on operational and organizational topics, as well as on growth strategies.
Eric served as a line manager with General Motors and Alcatel prior to joining McKinsey in 1987. As a consultant he has counseled top managers in industries including retail, consumer goods, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, and published on how Swiss drug makers could succeed in a globalizing industry. More recently, Eric has worked extensively with high-profile department stores in Europe and leading Swiss consumer goods manufacturers on topics including operations, sales, and organization. Eric also works on the development of growth strategies at the level of business units and product groups.
Eric cofounded and developed McKinsey’s Geneva office and serves as chairman of the Foundation for Modern and Contemporary Art in Geneva, as well as vice-president of the Foundation for the Geneva Center for Contemporary Art. He also co-founded the firm’s Casablanca office and leads our client service and development activities across North Africa.
"Swiss drug makers: Facing the US giants," McKinsey Quarterly, August 2000
|Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
||Dipl El Eng in engineering
|INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
||MBA in business administration