About Vik

Vik Malhotra is McKinsey’s Chairman of the Americas. He holds key internal leadership roles.

In the past, Vik has led McKinsey’s Northeast Office (New York, Boston, & Stamford) the East Coast Financial Institutions Practice, North American Life Insurance Practice, the North American Personal Financial Services Practice, and co-led the Emerging Markets Financial Institutions Practice.

Vik joined the firm in 1986 and has spent his career in the New York Office. During his time at McKinsey, Vik has served major financial institutions focused on wholesale banking, asset management, private banking, and retail banking. His consulting experience has covered a broad range of assignments on corporate strategy, business unit strategy, growth strategies, performance transformation, organizational design, operational improvement, and business process offshoring.

Vik is also active with major non-profits outside McKinsey. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board at the Wharton Graduate School (University of Pennsylvania). He is also a Trustee of The New York City Partnership as well as The Conference Board, and a Trustee Emeriti of the Asia Society.

Published work

Five misconceptions about productivity,” McKinsey & Company, March 2011

Growth and renewal in the United States: Retooling America's economic engine,” McKinsey Global Institute, February 2011

Productivity and growth: The enduring connection,” Wall Street Journal, February 2011

Education

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
MBA

London School of Economics
BA, economics