Hao Li joins Kurt Salmon’s Retail and Consumer Products Group

SHANGHAI, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon (www.kurtsalmon.com) is pleased to welcome Hao Li as a partner in its Retail and Consumer Products Group practice in China.

Mr. Hao Li is a consumer products expert with more than 18 years of corporate strategy, governance and operations experience. He has served numerous multinational and domestic Chinese companies in the consumer goods, retail, industrial goods and financial service industries. He has deep expertise in a wide range of topics, including market entry strategy, S&M operation strategies, sales channel and distributor management, sales force organization restructuring, and IT planning. He has also published several books and papers about doing business in China. 

"In addition to having a deep and focused expertise in retail and consumer goods, Kurt Salmon has a flexible and adaptive mentality, which is critical when working in such an ever-changing emerging market such as China," said Mr. Li. "I look forward to helping the firm grow its local client base here."

Before joining Kurt Salmon, Mr. Li also worked for McKinsey, Accenture and BCG in China, where he assumed various leadership positions and was in charge of developing and serving local Chinese consumer goods and retail clients. Mr. Li received his Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Rick Keller, who heads up Kurt Salmon’s Retail and Merchandising work in China, praised Mr. Li’s range of expertise.

"We’re thrilled that Hao has decided to join Kurt Salmon," he said. "The breadth of his knowledge will add tremendous value to our team here."