John Cheru leads indirect procurement for North America at Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of the firm’s Financial Services, Consumer, and Health Care practices. John has worked on multiple large scale transformation projects across industries, including in financial services, restaurants, retail, health care, and travel and tourism.

John has led several end-to-end large cost-transformation projects covering: procurement/sourcing excellence, procurement org design, procurement process design and systems, P&L flow-through, global sourcing and private label sourcing, and post-merger integration.

Prior to joining BCG, John worked as COO for J&J Buying Service PLC, India, the contracted sourcing/procurement office of some of the world's leading retailers


  • Consumer Products Industry
  • Financial Institutions
  • Health Care Industry
  • Health Care Payers, Providers, System & Services
  • Insurance
  • Retail Industry
  • Fashion Industry
  • Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Operations
  • Procurement


  • MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • MS, Stanford University
  • BS, India Institute of Technology, Madras