Stéphane Cairole leads The Boston Consulting Group’s Consumer practice in France and is a member of the firm’s Health Care and Marketing, Sales & Pricing practices.

Since joining BCG in 1999, Stéphane has focused his client experience on issues related to marketing and sales, strategy, branding, organization, and operations. He has worked in a wide range of industries, including cosmetics, food and beverage, retail, medtech, and pharmaceuticals.

Stéphane has helped numerous companies redesign their sales organizations, adjust their pricing models, develop and implement growth plans, optimize manufacturing and logistical processes, and assess new-market opportunities.

Before joining BCG, Stéphane worked for Safran in Hong Kong as a sourcing manager.


  • Leads BCG's Consumer & Retail practice in France
  • Leads BCG’s Marketing, Sales & Pricing Practice in Western Europe and South America
  • Large-scale digital transformation
  • Marketing and sales
  • Consumer and retail
  • Branding
  • Pricing
  • Organization
  • Manufacturing and logistics
  • Growth strategy
  • Cosmetics
  • Food and beverage
  • Medical devices


  • Predoctorate degree (DEA), industrial systems engineering, École Centrale Paris
  • Master’s degree, strategic management, HEC Paris
  • Master’s degree, engineering, École Centrale Paris


  • BCG Northeast Award
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience