- Managing Director
- Corporate Finance
- T: +1 646 641 7184
- 650 Fifth Avenue
- 20th Floor
- New York, NY, 10019
- United States
- T: +1 212 813 1300
- B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rice University
- M.S. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- M.B.A., Operations and Information Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
- Performance Improvement
- Supply Chain Optimization
- Data & Analytics
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Energy, Power & Products
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
Justin Zhuang is a Managing Director in the Retail & Consumer Products industry practice and specializes in supply chain and data analytics. He has over 19 years of consulting and industry experience, including data modeling and analytics; integrated end-to-end supply chain modeling and planning; inventory planning and optimization; S&OP; and supply chain strategy development. His additional industry experience includes electronics, construction, manufacturing, energy and healthcare.
Mr. Zhuang’s performance improvement experience includes developing models and optimization tools and performing statistical analysis (including Monte Carlo simulations) to support decision-making for clients in energy, consumer products, construction and other industries. He also worked in multiple phases of a global transformation effort at a number of an over $10 billion North American retailers, including implementing S&OP processes to improve customer service and optimize inventory.
Specific client experience includes supporting the carve-out of a client’s North American business as part of a merger with $80 billion enterprise value, focused in areas of operational reliability, assets, revenue and working capital. He also developed new store-level inventory and replenishment planning process, and performed data-based supply chain performance analysis for a 500-store pharmacy chain in Saudi Arabia.
Additional assignments include working extensively with clients and their suppliers in Asia to resolve critical sourcing/supply issues and implement new supply chain planning processes; performing operational assessment for U.S. and Japan-based companies in retail, technology, media and food industries and proposed recommendations to improve clients’ supply chain operations; developing supply chain strategy and supported lean sigma operational improvement efforts for a life science company, focusing on capacity planning, inventory management, and new product development.
Before joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Zhuang was a Senior Director in the Corporate Performance Improvement practice at Alvarez & Marsal. Previously, Mr. Zhuang was a Principal Supply Chain Logistics Analyst with a medical devices company. He has also worked in the supply chain practices of Accenture and PwC.
Mr. Zhuang holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Rice University, an M.S. in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a fluent in Chinese.