Managing Director & Senior Partner
Brian Myerholtz is a member of Boston Consulting Group’s Industrial Goods, Corporate Finance & Strategy, and Operations practices. He leads the firm’s overall recruitment efforts for North America and is a member of the North American Regional Leadership Team. Brian is also the Great Lakes System node for the Industrial Goods practice area.
Since joining BCG in 2003, Brian has worked primarily with industrial goods clients on the full spectrum of strategic and operational topics. He has specific expertise in business-unit growth strategies, corporate strategy, end-to-end supply chain management, and product design-to-value. Brian leads end-to-end supply chain transformations, comprehensive value-chain cost-reduction efforts, and programs to optimize logistics networks. He has advised numerous clients on portfolio evaluation and construction of proactive M&A strategies.
Before joining BCG, he was a consultant in Accenture’s supply chain strategy practice.
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