About Ignacio

Ignacio is a core leader of McKinsey’s Supply Chain Leadership Group and an active member of the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Operations practices as well, where he helps clients improve supply chain performance.

Ignacio’s recent projects have centered on helping firms in the consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical space improve their overall supply chain management capabilities. Other contributions include:

  • Leading a global transformation program with a leading consumer goods company to transform mindsets in 20,000 employees to achieve their full potential in operations and provide the fuel needed for the company to invest in growth 
  • Part of a team that worked with a leading pharmaceutical company in revamping their end to end planning processes, from demand forecasting to production planning to deployment across their network to achieve record levels in service and reduced inventory 
  • Leading an end-to-end supply chain diagnostic and transformation for the Latin American arm of a global CPG leader. His team defined a transformation road map while building lean capabilities across all supply chain groups of the company
  • Diagnosing, developing and implementing Supply Chain solutions for the European country unit of a global manufacturer that improved product delivery to meet expected customer service levels

Ignacio is a frequent contributor to developing McKinsey’s internal thought capital in the supply chain area, particularly in the area of incorporating ‘lean’ practices and performance metrics when embarking on supply chain transformation efforts. He was an experienced consultant before joining McKinsey, managing operations-focused engagements for manufacturing clients that ranged from factory startups to quality and productivity improvement initiatives in Mexico.

Past experience

Kurt Salmon Associates
Project manager, Operations

Education

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
MBA

Northwestern University
MS in engineering management

ITESM (Monterrey, Mexico)
BS in industrial engineering