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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Oliver Wright
Oliver Wright
Global Lead of Consumer Goods & Services


As Accenture’s global Consumer Goods and Services Industry group lead, Oliver Wright helps clients strategize, innovate, and increase agility for a new era of growth. With more than 20 years of experience in this sector (at Accenture, Bain and Company, Ernst and Young, and others), he sees enormous opportunity everywhere—for incumbents and new entrants. Wright is committed to progress and sustainable advancement in this sector.

He has co-authored key industry thought leadership for Accenture and contributed to industry discussion in numerous publications. Also, he has led the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Consumer Group for four years (2016 to 2020), addressing issues such as operating models of the future, the future of retail and, most recently, the role of consumer data in creating new models of responsible consumption.

Areas of expertise

Restrategize, innovate, increase agility to prepare for a new era of growth
Operating models of the future and the future of retail
The role of consumer data in creating new models of responsible consumption

Group Overview

Store of Tomorrow
Reset your stores to fully integrate online and offline to deliver services and experiences that meet evolving consumer expectations.

Bringing AI-powered solutions to transform marketing, merchandising and supply chain for retailers.

Retail ESG & Sustainability
Integrate environmental, social and governance into every retail department and business unit to connect profit with sustainability.

Retail Sourcing
Reset retail sourcing to be a strategic asset for retailers, while pivoting the function to digital ways of working.

Retail Supply Chain
Futureproof your local supply chain to strategically meet shifting consumer preferences, including last mile and sustainable delivery.

Retail Workforce
Redefine the future of work and create omni-connected experiences to skill and scale a future-ready retail frontline and corporate workforce.

Digital Retail
Transform your customer shopping experience across digital channels and stores, and re-shape P&L to adapt profitably to the changing landscape.

Firm Overview

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, they offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Accenture’s 710,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. They embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for Accenture’s clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities.