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Pierre de la Boulaye


Leads our Consumer practice in France. Supports major consumer goods companies with growth strategies, operating model redesign, and shaping and delivering large-scale transformations

Pierre leads our Consumer Practice in France, covering the Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Fashion & Luxury, and Food Services industries. Serving global companies in this industry, his expertise covers a large span of product categories ranging from food and beverage to beauty.

Aside from corporate strategy, he focuses on conducting large-scale transformations and helps his clients achieve sustainable, profitable growth. Pierre has longstanding experience in digitizing core processes and designing and implementing agile operating models.

Pierre is also very active in helping consumer goods companies capture significant value from transforming operations across the entire value chain, from procurement to manufacturing. This includes footprint redesign, design to value, digital procurement, innovation, and supplier collaboration.

Pierre has also spent six years in our Sydney office, where he has advised executives based in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia.

Before joining McKinsey in 2006, Pierre worked as a financial analyst in the corporate finance division of BNP Paribas in France and Hong Kong.

Published work

From survival to renewal: At-scale holistic transformation in the consumer-goods industry,” McKinsey & Company, June 2021

Revolutionizing indirect procurement for the 2020s,” McKinsey & Company, April 2019

Driving superior value through digital procurement,” McKinsey & Company, April 2017

Past experience

BNP Paribas
Financial analyst


HEC Paris
MA, management