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Franck Laizet

Senior Partner, Paris

Leads our work in the retail industry in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa


Franck is a senior partner based in Paris. He leads McKinsey’s Retail Practice in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Franck has extensive experience in strategy and transformation topics across consumer-facing industries. He counsels companies primarily in the retail, food services, beauty and apparel, fashion, and luxury sectors. With his management consulting and operational experience, he works with senior leaders and their management teams to drive growth strategies, either organically or through acquisitions, helps accelerate digital transformations, guides the management of transformation programs designed to rapidly improve performance, and aids large-scale capability development initiatives.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Franck worked for ten years at Renault and Nissan in several regions, ultimately serving as CFO in Italy. Franck has graduated from Rouen Business School of Management and joined the global executive training program at INSEAD.

Published work

"Crafting a fit-for-future retail operating model," McKinsey & Company, May 2021

Distribution alimentaire : les nouvelles voies de la rentabilité post-Covid, (Grocery retail: new avenues for post-COVID-19 profitability), Les Echos, March 2021

"The path forward for European grocery retailers," McKinsey & Company, March 2021

Reimagining European restaurants for the next normal,” McKinsey & Company, August 2020

Biodiversity: The next frontier in sustainable fashion,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020



Renault Argentina
Director of management control

Director of management control, Argentina
Head of management control, B2C sales and marketing, France
Management controller, Czech Republic


Global executive training

NEOMA Business School
MSc, management