Managing Director & Senior Partner
Patrick Hadlock is the regional practice lead for the North America Consumer practice area at Boston Consulting Group.
At BCG Patrick has guided large consumer companies such as retailers, restaurants, hotels, and airlines grow through commercial transformation. He has helped companies understand how commercial and technology trends will reshape their industries—and to think about which capabilities to bet on. He has designed new operating models and organizations that will take advantage of the emerging digital age.
Patrick has also helped governments transform through adoption of best practices in the private sector as well the latest technology capabilities.
Patrick is a much-quoted expert in the field of consumer packaged goods. He was a featured speaker at the 2014 GMA Leadership Forum. Before joining BCG, Patrick worked at GE Capital in New York.
Data and analytics are a big opportunity for restaurant brands that move fast and a threat to those that delay.
Restaurant brands that are developing a digital game plan—and putting the necessary investment behind it—are opening a big lead over the competition.
Restaurant companies are divided on how digital technologies are reshaping their business and what to do about them. Each company sees the hazards and the opportunities differently.
With nearly one-half of growth over the next five years coming from digital channels, CPG manufacturers risk losing control of their margins, share, and brand equity.