Chris Bower joined Boston Consulting Group in 2014. He is a member of the Industrial Goods and Consumer practices with a focus on retail. Chris has extensive experience in support functions, as well as pricing and promotions, category strategy, marketing, and customer analytics.

Chris is an expert in digital support functions and service operations as part of large-scale transformations. Among his many client projects, Chris led the transformation of the HR and shared services function of a mining company, redesigned the go-to-market and pricing model for an electronics distributor, and designed and piloted a new loyalty-based pricing system for a construction materials distributor.

Prior to joining BCG, Chris held senior strategy and support function roles at several large department stores in Australia and Canada. He also spent three years running a health foods company.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Digital support functions
  • Change management
  • Innovation and product development
  • Marketing and sales
  • Customer value proposition and go-to-market
  • Pricing and promotions
  • Multi-channel strategy

EDUCATION

  • MBA, dean’s list, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
  • BSc, mechanical engineering, Queen’s University

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Two-time Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards finalist and Good Food Festival People's Pick winner
  • One of "Food In Canada" Magazine's Top 10 Innovators for 2007
  • Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year nominee
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience