John Andersen

Jon Andersen

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Specialties:  Consumer Products

Jon Andersen, CFA, partner, joined William Blair & Company in 2005 to cover the consumer products sector, including household, personal care, and packaged food companies.

Previously, Mr. Andersen was a senior manager in the strategy practice of Accenture, where he provided strategic consulting services to leading consumer packaged goods and retail companies. Mr. Andersen was recognized by The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" for his coverage of household and personal products in both 2009 and 2010; he was the No. 5 stock-picker in household and personal products in 2010. He graduated from Colorado College with a B.A. in economics, and he received his MBA in finance and strategic management from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where he graduated with honors.

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