The Partnering Group is excited to announce that Chris Holahan has joined the firm as a Partner. Chris brings unique experience that will allow us to develop our Category Leadership, Shopper Insights and Analytics practices, extending the value we create for Clients from our proven Category Leadership 360 approach.
Chris brings 20 years CPG Retail, Sales, Marketing and Insights experience combined with 12 years in Healthcare. He joins TPG from Johnson & Johnson where he was most recently Director of Shopper Insights and Category Leadership for the J&J Consumer Organization. Prior to that, he held shopper marketing, shopper insights and market research positions with Johnson & Johnson and General Mills. He started his career in retail with The May Department Stores.
“I am thrilled to be joining TPG. It is both exciting and humbling to count myself among the partners and thought-leaders that have contributed so much to customer development, shopper insights, shopper marketing and category leadership. The opportunity to continue to bring thought-leadership and strategy to our clients and their customers is energizing.”
During his FMCG tenure Chris worked with more than 50 brands and most major US and global retail customers to build plans and drive growth by developing capabilities, plans, and strategies based on shopper and consumer insights. His specialties include category and shopper insights and analytics, creating scalable retail designs and concepts, and category and shopper training and organizational design. Chris will join the Customer Development practice to grow and build our category leadership and shopper marketing/insights capabilities with John Craig.
We gladly welcome Chris to The Partnering Group, his experience will give our clients confidence as they purse Revenue and Profit growth in a dynamic business climate.