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Aftab Hussain

Partner & Managing Director

New Jersey

Aftab Hussain is a core member of the Consumer, Operations, and Global Advantage practices at The Boston Consulting Group. He leads BCG's global work in store operations. He is also a member of the Marketing, Sales & Pricing practice.

Since joining BCG in 2005, Aftab’s client work has focused on the retail and consumer goods sectors. He has deep knowledge and expertise in retail across grocery, convenience store, and food service channels in a variety of functions. He also has deep expertise BCG's Transformation practice, including expertise in funding the journey, delivering medium-term growth, and building strong organizations.

Aftab's approach to working with clients is to collaborate and challenge. He strongly believes that working with all layers of the company creates sustainable, differentiated solutions for long-term competitive advantage.

Prior to joining BCG, he was a finance manager with Unilever HPC in Chicago and an R&D engineer at Lockheed Martin.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads BCG's global work in store operations
  • Category Performance Improvement (CPI)
  • Category management
  • Organizational structures and systems
  • Total loss management (TLM)
  • Store operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Negotiations and deal making


  • MBA, New York University, Stern School of Business
  • MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • BSc, magna cum laude, Mechanical Engineering, The Cooper Union
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