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Kent Knudson

Partner, Chicago

Kent Knudson is a partner in the Chicago office of Bain & Company. He is a member of the firm's Retail and Consumer Products practices.

His primary focus is on customer-facing issues including strategy, operations, pricing, segmentation and marketing for Bain's clients in the retail sector. He has additional experience in the consumer packaged goods industry and has supported a number Bain's private equity clients on range of acquisition due diligence projects. Kent also holds extensive expertise in transformational change programs.

In addition to his case work, Kent leads the firm's global MBA recruiting efforts at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Prior to joining Bain, he worked in Finance for Target Corporation in Minneapolis.

Kent holds an MBA with distinction from the Ross School of Business and a BA in Political Science from St. John's University (MN). 

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