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One of the industry’s most familiar faces, Thomas J. Blischok, is departing Symphony IRI to join the global management consulting firm Booz & Company’s San Francisco office.

“Thom Blischok is a recognized expert in the grocery, drug, convenience store, and mass retailing space, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have him on our team,” said Les Moeller, senior partner at Booz & Company.  “His experience in designing, developing, and implementing organizational, operational, and technology strategies and capabilities for global retailers complement and expand our strong offerings in these markets.”
 
Prior to joining Booz & Company, Blischok spent 8 years at Symphony IRI Group as President of Retail as well as Global Strategy and Innovation.  Before that, he served as Chairman & CEO of his own strategic technology consulting firm, MindMeld LLC.  He was an Executive Vice President and Group Executive at Equifax responsible for assisting retail and financial services client in creating and implementing loyalty strategies after serving as Chairman & CEO of Knowledge Engineering Group, a privately held think tank. 
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