Olivier de Panafieu is Managing Director of France and Southwestern Europe. He joined the firm in 2000 to help develop the Consumer Goods & Retail Practice, which he now leads. Upon his arrival, he created the Private Equity support activity, which he now leads globally.
Olivier has over 22 years experience in management consulting, working with major retail players in several countries on topics such as purchase category management, BU strategy and assortment optimization, as well as consumer goods players on sales organization and marketing expenses optimization. He has conducted strategic audits of more than 500 companies under LBO. He is a graduate of HEC in Paris.