People and leadership - Introduction

Our people and leadership

Our people make us who we are. The Kearney family is distinctively real, relatable, and refreshing. Thanks for taking the time to get to know us.

About us - Hero - Bob Willen

People and leadership - Leadership Sub Intro


Below you’ll find more information on each member of our leadership team. Everyone listed here has their own role to play, expertise to share, and passion for what they do. Welcome to Kearney.



Bob Willen

Managing Partner and Chairman

Nigel Andrade

Chair, Strategy Growth and Organization Transformation

Affan Arain

General Counsel

Carol Cruickshank

Region Chair, Americas

Richard Forrest

Region Chair, Europe

Suketu Gandhi

Chair, Strategic Operations

Laurent Guerard

Chief Financial Officer

David Hanfland

Global Vice Chair, Corporate Development

Abby Klanecky

Chief Marketing and Client Services Officer

Stephen Parker

Chief Human Resources Officer

Shigeru Sekinada

Region Chair, Asia Pacific

Ben T. Smith IV

Chair, Digital and Analytics

Mauricio Zuazua

Region Chair, Middle East and Africa