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A.T. Kearney

September 28, 2011 10:00 ET

James Rushing, Retail Industry and Consumer Expert, Joins A.T. Kearney's Consumer & Retail Practice as Vice President

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2011) - James Rushing, a consumer packaged goods and retail consulting expert, has joined A.T. Kearney, as vice president in the Consumer & Retail Practice. He is based in New York, NY. A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm that uses strategic insights, tailored solutions and a collaborative working style to help clients achieve sustainable results.

Rushing has over 10 years of consulting experience including stretches at McKinsey & Company and SymphonyIRI, where he was a founding partner of their consulting practice. He has helped consumer packaged goods companies with post-merger integration, trade fund management, channel strategy, and other sales and marketing-related issues. He has also worked with retailers on pricing and promotion strategy, format renewal, and growth strategy. Laura Gurski, partner and leader of the Consumer & Retail Practice, said, "In his consulting engagements, James has worked with companies to drive transformational changes, increasing their top- and bottom-line performance. His experience strongly complements the capabilities of A.T. Kearney's Global Consumer and Retail Practice."

Rushing holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is on the Board of Directors of the New York City Mission Society.

About A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm that uses strategic insight, tailored solutions and a collaborative working style to help clients achieve sustainable results. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors on CEO-agenda issues to the world's leading organizations across all major industries. A.T. Kearney's offices are located in major business centers in 38 countries. For more information, please visit: www.atkearney.com.

For more information on A.T. Kearney's Consumer & Retail Practice, please visit:
http://www.atkearney.com/index.php/Our-expertise/consumer-a-retail.html

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