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Marvin Bower

McKinsey & Company

1950 - 1967

Services

Military ServiceAir Force
1950 b. 1903
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateBrown University
GraduateJD/MBA Harvard University
Personal
Born-Died1903 - 2003
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
RaceWhite
FatherPolitician
Era - 1950

Bower is considered the father of modern management consulting. He led McKinsey’s worldwide expansion and created many of its consulting tools and applications, increasing the company’s billings tenfold in the process. He pioneered the practice of hiring business school graduates and utilized the “up or out” policy to develop future McKinsey partners.