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David Whelan

Partner, Chicago

David Whelan is a partner in Bain & Company’s Chicago office. He is a senior member of the firm’s Financial Services, Customer Strategy & Marketing and Results Delivery® practices.

David has more than a decade of experience helping business leaders and senior management teams address their most pressing strategic challenges. He has assisted clients in areas such as business unit strategy, customer acquisition and growth, pricing, operational improvement and cost transformation across industries including P&C insurance, life insurance and real estate. His Results Delivery expertise allows him to help his clients ensure that the recommendations and improvements they seek are implemented properly to sustain success.

Prior to joining Bain & Company in September 2001, David worked for British Petroleum where he held several positions including Brand Manager and Research Engineer.

David earned his MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business where he graduated with high honors. He also holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin, Ireland.

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