Boston, MA — February 26, 2015 — Media Alert

Manufacturing Conference 2015 - Reshoring: Growth Strategies for Manufacturing Companies

In her keynote presentation, titled "U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance," L.E.K. Managing Director Carol Wingard will discuss five critical themes that are playing out across several manufacturing industries. One thing is clear — optimism about the future of U.S. manufacturing is relatively buoyant, as 68% of executives surveyed by L.E.K. agreed that U.S. manufacturing will experience accelerated growth in the next five years. Wingard will address the current trends in manufacturing and whether a renaissance is really on the rise.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Laugh Boston
425 Summer Street, Boston, MA

2:30-6:30 PM

About Carol Wingard:
Carol Wingard is a Managing Director and Partner, and founding partner of L.E.K. Consulting’s China practice. Wingard has more than 25 years of strategy consulting and business development experience working with clients to develop and implement international growth strategies and brings a wealth of international experience through positions in China, Singapore, Japan, and the U.S. Wingard has also been an integral part of L.E.K.’s global Mergers & Acquisitions practice and works extensively in the energy and industrial sectors. 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. Wingard received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Princeton University. 

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 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,000 professionals in 21 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.  

About the ACG Manufacturing Conference:
The Association for Corporate Growth’s Boston Chapter is New England’s middle-market M&A community. This year’s annual manufacturing conference will focus on reshoring and why exporting U.S.-made products is an essential strategy for growth.