Will Hayllar

Senior Leadership

Will is a Partner in our Consumer Goods practice.

Areas of particular expertise include applying end-game thinking to develop growth and competitive strategies that capture the true value creation potential of businesses. He also works with corporate and private equity clients on all stages of the transaction lifecycle, from opportunity identification through acquisition and ultimately divestment.

Education & Prior Experience

  • Cambridge University: MEng, Engineering 
  • Ministry of Defence
"We work hand in hand with our clients to ensure the strategies developed end up as theirs not ours."

Related publications

Reaping the rewards

The Global 50 report is our annual snapshot of the world’s 50 largest FMCG businesses. Now in its 17th year, it is the go-to source for the statistics and big themes that shape the sector

Czas na działanie

The Global 50 report is our annual snapshot of the world’s 50 largest FMCG businesses. Now in its 16th year, it is the go-to source for the statistics and big themes that shape the sector

On the edge

With inflation in raw materials and rising labour costs squeezing margins, the anticipatory impact of Brexit is already being felt large across the UK food and drink industry as shown in our 2018 OC&C Food and Drink Top 150 report

The talking shop

Rapid consumer adoption of smart speakers, combined with a growing tendency to use such devices for shopping, suggests that voice commerce (voice-based eCommerce) will be the next major disruptive force in retail

Ice and a city slice

Looking more closely at how you segment individual cities into codes, tribes and neighbourhoods opens up new avenues for growth

Tied up

In 2016 FMCG M&A plummeted, down $176bn on the previous year, as political uncertainty depressed deal-making in the sector

Kill or cure

As the saying goes, be careful what you wish for. UK food and drink producers under siege from stagnant growth, falling prices and tightening margins have been desperate for these grim market fundamentals to change

New balls please

Can the FMCG giants handle Brexit shock? The Brexit decision has stunned already struggling global markets, with the weakest post-recession growth for the OC&C Global 50

Flat footed

The sustained slowdown being experienced by the Global 50 FMCG giants is partly a reflection of cyclical exchange rate and commodity effects but also more concerning structural growth challenges

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