Mike Gibney


Office Location: Los Angeles

Phone: +1 213 6258811

Mike Gibney is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Los Angeles office and a member of the Consumer Markets Practice. He specializes in CEO, boardroom, and other senior executive searches, bringing 20 years of strategy, organizational transformation, and executive team alignment experience to the firm. Mike’s background spans across the consumer products, industrial products, medical device, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, and transport industries.

Previously, Mike served as a digital business strategy & transformation partner within IBM’s global business services practice, representing the PepsiCo account in North America across all IBM services and product lines. He also served as the practice leader in North America for IBM’s business strategy consulting practice. In addition to developing and delivering global training for strategic organizational design and transformation, driving executive recruiting efforts, and serving 15 months as operating CIO for one of his clients, Mike has executed strategy development and business transformation programs worldwide.

His expertise also includes integrating digital and mobile capabilities into business, operating and organizational model design and transformation programs, with a focus on governance and integration across marketing, sales, supply chain, and other executive roles.


Mike earned his bachelor’s degree from University of California, Los Angeles, and his master’s in business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.