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Warren Teichner

Senior Partner, New Jersey
Leads our work in consumer and retail private equity and brings deep expertise in serving Food, Beauty, Consumer Health and Wellness and Retail clients

About Warren

Warren is a senior partner at McKinsey’s New Jersey office. He serves clients in the consumer-goods, retail, consumer-health, and private-equity industries and has deep functional experience in sales, marketing, digital, organization, as well as strategy and merger integration.

Warren has over 18 years of experience working extensively across Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, North America, and Russia.

He leads our work in consumer and retail private-equity and has previously led the consumer health work.

Examples of recent client experiences include the following:

  • Led the integration of two leading consumer health companies, the growth strategy for specialty retailer as well as the due diligences of multiple consumer and retail businesses in food, apparel, pet, beverage, and fitness sectors
  • Redesigned the operating model for a leading consumer-goods company
  • Drove growth strategy for a food and beverage company
  • Developed the pricing and promotion strategy for a leading fitness company
  • International expansion for a snacking and confectionary business
  • M&A strategy for a global food business
  • End-to-end transformation of a pet manufacturing business

Warren is the partner sponsor of recruiting for McKinsey globally.

Published work

Skinny design: Smaller is better,” McKinsey & Company, April 2022

Five-star growth: Using online ratings to design better products,” McKinsey & Company, August 2021

Feeling good: The future of the $1.5 trillion wellness market,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021

Consumers with food allergies: A growing market remains underserved,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

Understanding and shaping consumer behavior in the next normal,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

Cashing in on the US experience economy,” McKinsey & Company, December 2017

Getting the price right in consumer health,” McKinsey & Company, March 2015

Cashing in on the booming market for dietary supplements,” McKinsey & Company, December 2013

Healthy, wealthy and (maybe) wise: The emerging trillion-dollar market for health and wellness,” McKinsey & Company, May 2012

Past experience

Grant Thornton
Accountant and auditing trainee

University of Witwatersrand


University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Masters of commerce, finance and accounting