Managing Director & Senior Partner
Gideon Walter is the North America Functional Practice Area (FPA) Team Leader. Gideon is also a core member of the Operations and Health Care Practice Areas. Over the past years, Gideon served as North America’s Operations RPAL. He is also the firm’s supply chain topic leader for North America.
Since joining BCG in 2005, Gideon has focused on large-scale transformations, primarily in strategy, operations, supply chain, and organization and culture. He has led global supply chain transformations and reorganizations in biopharma, created operational-excellence programs for manufacturing in pharmaceuticals, and driven supply chain optimization in fast-moving consumer goods.
Gideon has also worked with clients across a wide range of industries on integrated supply-planning programs; strategy and implementation of enterprise resource planning; standardization of business processes; and supply chain, distribution, and logistics.
Before joining BCG, Gideon was a vice president and general-merchandise manager for Delia's, a US multichannel retailer.
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