Pete Lawyer is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Health Care and Corporate Finance & Strategy practices. He works with clients on innovation, growth, operational excellence, competitive strategy issues, and M&A. Pete is the founder of BCG’s medtech sector and opened the firm’s Minneapolis office in 2007.
Since joining BCG in 1989, Pete has worked in the firm's Chicago and Tokyo offices as well as Minneapolis. He works principally on core competitive strategy and growth topics, relying on internal innovation and restructuring as well as M&A to help BCG's global clients achieve their goals.
Before joining BCG, Pete was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal Europe and a commercial banker for First Bank System (now US Bank).
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