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Wilson McCrory

Senior PartnerCarolinas

Helps companies drive profitable growth through a combination of strategic and commercial levers

Wilson advises clients in the industrials space, with a focus on driving sustained profitable growth. Wilson leads McKinsey’s global Sales & Channel practice, and previously led the Firm’s Pricing practice. He is also the global leader of Access McKinsey, which supports people with disabilities at McKinsey.

Examples of his recent client engagements include the following:

  • supporting a global distributor’s commercial analytics transformation, which delivered $60 million in-year impact and more than $100 million run-rate impact on $300 million earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA)
  • developing a global chemical manufacturer’s pricing strategy, including value pricing for specialty products and game theory for how to handle new global capacity in commodity markets, which delivered more than $200 million EBITDA growth over two years
  • leading an agriculture retailer’s end-to-end pricing transformation, including a big data pricing solution, frontline-capability building, and performance-management systems, which identified a $100 million opportunity and captured a $15 million lift in in-year EBITDA
  • supporting a leading logistics company’s analytics transformation, including identification of 20,000 new leads and granular price-elasticity modeling that drove a more than $100 million lift in EBITDA
  • leading a specialty-chemical company’s performance transformation, which raised EBITDA by 500 basis points through a combination of profit improvement and growth levers
  • designing a sales-force-effectiveness strategy and execution plan to reduce 20 percent of costs
  • conducting a pricing-and-sales diagnostic for multiple business units at a global food ingredients supplier, with resulting identification of a return on sales of more than 3 percent in each business unit

Wilson serves on the board of visitors at Davidson College.

Published Work

B2B commercial analytics: What outperformers do,” McKinsey & Company, December 201216

How to unlock growth in the largest accounts,” McKinsey & Company, September 2016


Harvard Business School, Harvard University

Davidson College
BA, economics