Boston, MA – May 23, 2011 – L.E.K. Consulting today announced that Andrew Rees has been named to Consulting Magazine’s prestigious “Top 25 Consultants of 2011” list. Publication editors selected Mr. Rees based on his track record as a trusted advisor and thought leader in the retail industry.


Consulting Magazine’s accolades for Andrew are well-deserved and reflect the unique blend of creative problem solving, actionable insights and exceptional client service that he and his team bring to our retail and consumer products clients across the globe,” said Marc Kozin, President of North America, L.E.K. Consulting.

Mr. Rees leads the North America Retail and Consumer Products practices, and has substantial operating and strategic experience with global retailers and consumer brands. He has also pioneered thought leadership such as the L.E.K. Consumer Sentiment Survey and L.E.K. Retailer Preference Index, which help to provide fresh insights into consumer trends. Before joining L.E.K. in 2000, Mr. Rees was responsible for global strategic planning at Reebok International. He also built Reebok’s own retail channel into a substantial and profitable business. Mr. Rees received a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honors) majoring in chemistry from Imperial College, The University of London.


“I am grateful to be recognized by Consulting Magazine for leading a team that has an unwavering focus on helping our clients reach their goals,” said Andrew Rees, Vice President and Head of L.E.K. Consulting’s Retail and Consumer Products Practices. “A tenet of our success has been truly collaborating with our clients to unlock new opportunities, and I look forward to continuing to work closely with senior business leaders to help them address their most pressing challenges.”

As a leading global advisor to the retail and consumer products industries, L.E.K. works with senior executives looking to enhance profit performance through the development and execution of long-term growth strategies, services enhancement, merchandise management, new product development and execution, and operational effectiveness.


About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Founded more than 25 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 900 professionals in 20 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. L.E.K. advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries – including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. L.E.K. helps business leaders consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. For more information, go to


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