jennifer w. christensen

Jennifer Christensen

Jennifer is a global leader who focuses on the recruitment of senior executives and board directors for clients in industrial, technology, consumer goods, and financial services.

Jennifer founded JWC Partners in 2010 and has more than 30 years of business experience across a broad range of client service and management roles.  She began her executive search career after nearly 15 years at McKinsey & Company, where she developed a strong set of professional standards and client leadership skills.  From the office of the global Managing Director in London, she led world-wide programs to reinforce values and innovation throughout the firm.  Previously, she served as global Director of Alumni Relations, connecting former consultants with McKinsey and companies recruiting executives.  She began her McKinsey career advising consumer goods, retail, and industrial manufacturing clients on corporate strategy, operational improvement, organizational design, and marketing effectiveness in Europe and the US, where she also led recruiting efforts.

In addition to her work at McKinsey, Jennifer served as Vice President -Marketing and Sales for Creativity for Kids, an educational toy company, and as a P&L business unit manager at Progressive Insurance, responsible for strategic alliance ventures.  She began her career at Procter and Gamble as a manufacturing manager in the soap division.

Jennifer received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in industrial engineering from Purdue University.  Jennifer enjoys running, golf, and chocolate.

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