Booz & Company, a leading global management consulting firm, announced today that Thomas J. Blischok has joined the firm based in its San Francisco office.
San Francisco, CA, March 5, 2012 — Booz & Company, a leading global management consulting firm, announced today that Thomas J. Blischok has joined the firm based in its San Francisco office. Bringing more than 30 years of experience in global retailing as a consultant and thought leader, Blischok will contribute deep market insight, technology expertise, industry guidance and retail thought leadership to the development of winning strategies for the firm’s retail and consumer packaged goods clients.
“Thom Blischok is a recognized expert in the grocery, drug, convenience store, and mass retailing space, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have him on our team,” said Les Moeller, senior partner at Booz & Company. “His experience in designing, developing, and implementing organizational, operational, and technology strategies and capabilities for global retailers complement and expand our strong offerings in these markets.”
Prior to joining Booz & Company, Blischok spent 8 years at Symphony IRI Group as President of Retail as well as Global Strategy and Innovation. Before that, he served as Chairman & CEO of his own strategic technology consulting firm, MindMeld LLC. He was an Executive Vice President and Group Executive at Equifax responsible for assisting retail and financial services client in creating and implementing loyalty strategies after serving as Chairman & CEO of Knowledge Engineering Group, a privately held think tank. His career as a consultant took root at AT&T Global Information Systems, where he served as Vice President and Chief Consulting Officer, then at Coopers & Lybrand as Chairman of Global Retail and Distribution Consulting.
“What intrigued me about Booz & Company was the firm’s strong orientation toward building actionable strategies around capabilities,” said Thomas J. Blischok. “This is a firm that has the demonstrated ability to apply sound thinking and design expertise to retailers’ and manufacturers’ complex business problems. Not only that, Booz & Company sees these theories through to execution and measurable results. That appealed to me strongly.”