Contributor

Display Name

Mark

First Name

Mark

Last Name

Mason

About Me

I am currently a Business Analyst with McKinsey & Company.

Previously I served as a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, specializing in business process redesign/reengineering, strategy, and change implementation.

I graduated from Vanderbilt University in May of 2008 with a dual major in Human and Organizational Development and History

Professional Information

Company

McKinsey & Company

Title

Business Analyst

Summary

Global Fortune 500 Direct Seller – Restructuring
– Engaged in significant restructuring effort to remove $200M+ in costs
– Led redesign of operating model across a variety of customer-facing and support functions, altering organizational design to reduce redundancies and reflect new strategy

Global Consumer Packaged Goods Company – Promotion / trade spend effectiveness
– Led 4 senior client teams in account-by-account analysis of promotional effectiveness (ROI), introducing analytic methodology and developing insights that led to improving promotional ROI by ~30% and operating margin by 4%.
– Trained 20 client Directors and Managers on new methodology and insight development approach
– Performed account reviews in conjunction with Chief Customer Office (CCO) and CFO

Mass Urban Transit Organization – Business unity strategy / cost reduction
– Developed significant cost-cutting solutions for a $500M business unit through a due diligence while operating within strict government regulations and a highly sensitive stakeholder environment
– New initiatives included changes to cost and pricing structures and alteration of customer incentives and are expected to deliver 20% run-rate savings

Global Pharmaceutical and Consumer Goods Company – Shared services strategy / cost reduction
– Performed diagnostic on global IT organization, identifying opportunities for shared services and/or outsourcing
– Initiative expected to deliver 10% run-rate savings in IT spend

Specialties

Strategy Development, Cost Reduction, Business Process Reengineering/Redesign, Change Management/Implementation

Time Period

2011-02 – Present

Education

School Name

Vanderbilt University

Major

BS, Organizational Development, History

Time Period

2004 – 2008

Additional Information

Websites

http://www.bah.com