Delivers process and technology solutions

Michael Wright has 20+ years in consulting, primarily in retail/CPG, with a focus on process and technology best practices in performance management, merchandise, financial and operational planning, merchandising and supply chain. Mr. Wright also spent 10 years leading enterprise retail systems development.


  • Global CPG Company – Asia Pacific
    • Managed the agile deployment of Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) in 10 subsidiaries (across 13 countries), realizing indirect spend savings of hundreds of $millions.  Delivered process improvements across 60+ sub-categories (inc. Travel, Technology, Marketing, Brand Building, Facilities). Responsible for requirements gathering, design, deployment, change management, user training and capability building
  • Retek (Oracle Retail) – VP Development/VP Sourcing
    • Built and managed teams of up to 200 employees delivering multiple releases of Retek’s merchandising, merchandise and assortment planning, replenishment, forecasting, and related solutions. Suite deployed in multiple retail verticals – Grocery, Fashion, Specialty, and Department Stores. Accountable for P&L, hiring, staff development, delivery, and support. Built product line supporting Retek valuation of $400m at time of Oracle acquisition. Managed 3rd party relationships with partners such as Accenture, to aid delivery of customer funded development initiatives
  • Comshare – Director
    • Consulted on and implemented merchandise planning at multiple retailers


  • Omni Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Store Operation Planning
  • Demand Management


  • System Implementation
  • Business Operations
  • Process Re-engineering
  • Development & Configuration
  • Change Management
  • Retail Consultant


  • Nordstrom
  • Tiffany’s
  • Dayton Hudson
  • Sainsbury
  • Gap
  • Best Buy

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