Founder of L.E.K. Consulting LLP and L.E.K. Consulting LLC, James Arthur Lawrence is an American businessperson who has been the head of 5 different companies and is Chairman for Lake Harriet Capital LLC. Mr. Lawrence is also on the board of 6 other companies.
He previously was Chairman for Great North Star LLC, Chief Financial Officer for Unilever NV, Chief Financial Officer for Unilever Plc, Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer at General Mills, Inc., Division President at PepsiCo, Inc. and President & Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo International Ltd. (a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc.), Chairman at Rothschild North America, Inc., Chairman of L.E.K. Consulting LLP, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Northwest Airlines Corp., Partner at Bain & Co., Inc. (London) and Partner at Bain & Co. Germany, Inc.
Mr. Lawrence received an undergraduate degree from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.