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Jeffrey Hupe

Managing Director


Jeffrey Hupe is the global leader of Phronesis BRG, a strategic growth advisory practice at BRG. He previously served as chief executive officer of Phronesis Group, a boutique global management consulting firm. He has over twenty years of business-sector experience spanning fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer retail/quick service restaurants (QSR), media and entertainment, pharmaceutical and healthcare, insurance and financial services, automotive, sovereign wealth funds, and governments of emerging markets. He has spearheaded and led teams to drive strategic growth initiatives across international growth operations and global environments where cultural expertise, integration of business functions, and business intelligence, as well as partnership building, have been keys to success.

Mr. Hupe’s strategic growth initiatives have included global market expansion, innovation, media and marketing effectiveness, mergers and acquisitions, corporate integration, human resources and strategic alignment, technology and big data strategy, operational cost alignment, change management, public-policy authoring, and corporate governance.

Mr. Hupe has advised senior government officials, boards of directors, and C-suite-level clients on growth strategies within existing and emerging markets by drawing on his cultural expertise within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC), the European Union, Latin America, the United Kingdom, and Asia Pacific environments. He speaks English, Arabic (conversational), and French (conversational).


University of Minnesota
BIS, Marketing, International Business and Political Science

Employment History

Phronesis Group, LLC
Chief executive officer

Huron Consulting
Global managing director, strategic growth advisory & restructuring, global expansion

The Nielsen Company
Managing director, head of global integration and expansion 

Echo Group
Founder, chief executive officer

CMG Global
Chief executive officer