Carol Wingard is a Managing Director and Head of L.E.K. Consulting’s Industrials practice in the Americas. She also leads the chemicals and industrial equipment sectors.

Based in Boston, Carol has more than 25 years of strategy consulting and business development experience working with clients to develop and implement growth strategies, and she brings a wealth of international experience through positions in the U.S., China, Southeast Asia and Japan. She was a founding partner of L.E.K. Consulting’s China practice and led that practice for many years, based in Shanghai.

Carol was recognized in 2017 for her excellence in leadership and applying new thinking to client needs by Consulting magazine’s Women’s Leaders in Consulting Awards. Prior to joining L.E.K. in 1998, she served as director of Asia for a U.S. manufacturer where she directed the development of their sales and marketing and direct investment initiatives. Carol received a BA, magna cum laude, from Princeton University.


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University

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The Rebirth of U.S. Manufacturing: Myth or Reality?

L.E.K.'s Carol Wingard discusses the results of a survey we conducted among decision makers across 10 U.S. manufacturing industries, including aerospace…
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The Rebirth of U.S. Manufacturing: Myth or Reality?