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Sherly Gao

Engagement Manager - Implementation, Shanghai
Partners with clients in implementing large-scale transformation programs across industries, focusing on marketing and sales excellence and capability building.

About Sherly

Sherly brings several years of industry experience and engages intensively with clients to drive new business set-ups and to design and implement business process optimizations.

Since joining McKinsey Implementation, Sherly has been focused on leading large-scale transformations, covering front-line operations, marketing and sales excellence, product launches, and performance improvement through capability building, across industry sectors. Sherly supports clients from business leaders to front line, by working hand-in-hand with them on steering the business, driving the projects, and providing coaching.

Examples of her work include:

  • managed the transformation project for a fast-growing city commercial bank including working with the client on overall performance enhancement, digital marketing, branch capability build-up, and product innovation
  • managed the sales, marketing and after-sales projects for a new product launch and an existing brand re-launch for a large company in the automotive industry, including key account management steering and implementation
  • implemented a claim transformation project including lean operations, organization and performance management for an insurance company and led the transformation rollout in other regions
  • implemented the sales excellence project of a new business for a major logistics company, by designing and implementing sales force organization, capability building programs, and end-to-end processes

Past experience

GE Capital
Project manager

Consultant (Financial Module)


Tongji University
BS, Software engineering