Jennifer Pack McDill


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Jennifer Pack McDill Egon Zehnder, Chicago


Jennifer Pack McDill, based in Chicago, is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Assessment & Development Practice where she serves clients on topics including CEO succession, talent management and leadership development. She is also a leader within the North American Insurance Practice and is active in the firm’s Chief Marketing Officer, Human Resources, and Professional Services Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jennifer was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company, based in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she led strategy, marketing, and organization engagements in the consumer packaged goods, retail, and insurance sectors. At McKinsey, she also served as a Professional Development Manager, overseeing a full range of career development, talent management, assessment, and performance evaluation activities. Previously, Jennifer was a Project Manager with The Cambridge Group in Chicago, developing market-driven growth strategies through consulting engagements focused on consumer segmentation, targeting, consumer value proposition development, and portfolio strategy development. Earlier in her career, she was an underwriter with Gerling Global Re in New York, and General Re in San Francisco.

Jennifer earned a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

News and Publications

Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

Unlocking Leadership Potential, to Meet the Challenges And Opportunities of Today’s Disruptive Landscape

CHROs today face an ever more difficult challenge – identifying and developing the talent to drive the transformation required in today’s organizations, individuals who can solve problems quickly and in new ways, with the fortitude to navigate in uncertainty and to accept and overcome failure through an onslaught of data and marketplace changes.

consultant name

Jennifer Pack McDill Egon Zehnder, Chicago