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Rob Wilson is a Managing Director in L.E.K. Consulting’s Chicago office. Rob is a senior member of L.E.K.’s Consumer & Retail sector and heads the Food & Beverage practice in North America. He advises clients on a range of critical strategic business issues, including growth strategy, buy-side commercial due diligence, sell-side market studies, post-merger integration, price pack architecture strategy, trade spend optimization, profitability enhancement and organizational transformation.
Rob is a white-paper author and a regular speaker at industry conferences. He was recognized for Excellence in Strategy Consulting by Consulting magazine, and he is regularly quoted by leading media publications. His expert commentary has appeared in Business Insider, Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and on CNBC.
Rob holds a B.S. degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has years of instructional experience with Merger Week at the Kellogg Graduate School's executive education center, the premier executive program focused on acquisition best practices.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Operations Engineering (cum laude), University of Michigan
Graduate: Master of Business Administration (with Honors), University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Noor Abdel-Samed is a Managing Director in L.E.K. Consulting’s Boston office and a Consumer sector specialist. He has deep expertise in digital, omnichannel, ecommerce, consumer segmentation, pricing and promotions, and significant experience leading teams through market-facing and organization-changing initiatives from conception through implementation.
Prior to joining L.E.K., Noor held digital and retail leadership positions at CVS Health and BJ’s Wholesale Club. Before that, he was a practicing attorney and a consultant at BCG. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Juris Doctor from Emory University.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Emory University
Graduate: Juris Doctor, Emory University