Neal Ganguli is a Senior Managing Director and Automotive & Industrial Business Transformation Leader. Mr. Ganguli is a seasoned business executive and leader with a 20-plus year track record of leading strategy development and execution efforts with C-level management teams to enhance company performance and profitability.
Mr. Ganguli has a background of private equity operations and management consulting and strong performance improvement and restructuring experience, leadership skills and the ability to work with management teams to influence change and implement top priority initiatives. Mr. Ganguli’s experience includes executing large strategic and operational profitability and performance improvement programs at global industrial and automotive clients.
Mr. Ganguli has led efforts across the business value chain including product/market growth strategies, manufacturing plant footprint optimization, operational restructuring and cost reduction, supply chain and procurement efficiency improvement, SG&A and organizational restructuring and so on. He has led business transformation and profitability improvement transformational efforts with multiple private equity funds, global auto suppliers and auto OEMs, as well as industrial manufacturers.
Mr. Ganguli also brings expertise across the M&A lifecycle, including leading strategic/operational due diligence, integration planning and post-merger integration/carve-outs. Over the course of his career, he has led numerous operational diligence efforts for private equity, as well as strategic acquirers, led Day 1/synergy planning efforts as well as post-Day 1 value creation efforts.
Mr. Ganguli is a recognized industry expert and over the years has published several articles and points of view, as well as shared his perspectives publicly through media interviews.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ganguli was part of Deloitte Consulting’s US Automotive practice and Leader of the Auto Supplier consulting segment. Prior to that, he worked with several private equity funds independently and at other consulting firms.
Mr. Ganguli holds a B.T. in Electronics and Communications from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur and an M.B.A. from the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan.