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Chris Baker

Biography

Chris is an Associate Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Chicago office and a member of the Retail and Distribution Practices. During his 10 years with Oliver Wyman, Chris has advised clients in multiple industries and geographies. He focuses on strategy development, business design, systems design, value strategy and pricing, supply chain and operations, with a focus on the Retail and Distribution industries. Recent experience includes: - Leading a value strategy refresh and pricing optimization project for a travel center operator - Leading a multi-year business transformation and price investment program for a large grocery retailer - Leading a growth strategy initiative for a foodservice distribution company - Supporting a leading retailer through a multi-year business transformation, involving resetting multiple aspects of their strategy. Areas of focus included streamlining operations, integrating the supply chain, and improving customer experience Chris graduated from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering and a Certificate of Finance. He currently lives with his wife and daughter in Iowa City, IA.