Kurt Staelens

Kurt Staelens


As a Principal in Strategy&, Retail Strategy, Kurt focuses on accelerating Strategy&’s Fit for Growth platform across retail and apparel sub-sectors. He is further recognized as a leading expert for Strategy&’s “Capabilities Driven Strategy” and PwC’s technology & analytics capabilities.

Kurt brings over 25 years of experience in retail operations and consulting. His experience includes Group President at Sears Holding Company, CEO and Chairman of the Board at MacIntosh Retail Group and VP Sales & E-business Leader at Belgacom. Kurt began his career with McKinsey & Co. and has spent the majority of his career as a retail executive and turnaround expert.

Kurt holds a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and degrees in Economics and Engineering from KU Leuven.

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