Craig Rea is the group operating officer for the Products Operating Group which serves clients in the air, freight & travel services; automotive; consumer goods & services; industrial equipment; infrastructure & transportation services; life sciences; and retail industries. He is responsible for executing the business strategy and ensuring operational excellence across the Products group.
Since joining Accenture in 1993, Craig has served in a variety of leadership positions in the Products operating group including managing director and global sales lead. He have also played a key role at global retail, consumer goods, and industrial equipment clients and led most of the major outsourcing sales in the consumer goods & services, retail and industrial equipment industries.
Craig is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, and has a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering and a Masters in Industrial Engineering. Craig spent 10 years in the aerospace industry in the United Kingdom and in the United States prior to joining Accenture where he worked on things like the engine design of the Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 aircraft.
Craig is based in Manchester, United Kingdom.