Parag Patel

Partner, Chicago, USA

A partner in McKinsey’s Chicago office, Parag primarily serves pharmaceutical and medical-products (PMP) companies across a broad range of topics such as operations, strategy, pricing, post-merger and management. He has deep expertise on operations topics such as digital and analytics, manufacturing strategy, supply-chain management, lean operations, product development, quality and risk assessment, and procurement.

Publications

Supplier quality is up to you

In more than half of the quality issues across industries, the root cause involves supplier performance

Four steps to managing supplier quality

A transformative and systemic approach to managing supplier quality not only reduces risk, but improves collaboration, as one medical device manufacturer shows

Supplier quality management: A proactive and collaborative approach

A large number of quality incidents are related to supplier quality issues, but a transformative approach can address the underlying causes

McKinsey on Quality - No quality without supplier quality

Companies must ramp up capabilities in order to manage supplier quality

Manufacturing network strategy in a world of unprecedented change

A best-seller from two decades ago proves surprisingly relevant for today’s manufacturing footprint questions.