Brad S. Berke

Managing Partner

Office Location: Chicago

Phone: +1 312 4961000

Brad Berke is a member of Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office, managing partner of the global Supply Chain & Operations Practice, and a member of the firm’s Consumer and Industrial practices. He works with top private equity firms to recruit CEOs, presidents and chief operating officers for companies seeking to drive lean enterprise transformations. With more than 20 years' executive search experience, he has conducted searches covering most functional disciplines with a primary focus on general management, supply chain management and manufacturing operations. He partners with Fortune 500, private equity and venture capital-backed companies to build their operations leadership teams at the most senior levels across many industry sectors including automotive, consumer durables, consumer packaged goods, financial services, food, industrial and life sciences.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Brad was executive vice president and equity partner with a top 20 generalist boutique executive search firm. He began his search career with A.T. Kearney Executive Search, where he spent nine years as a member of their consumer, industrial and global operations and supply chain management practices. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).


Brad earned his bachelor of arts degree from Drake University and master of business administration degree from Webster University.

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