Hernan Saenz

Senior Partner; Global Head, Performance Improvement Practice, Bain & Company

Bain & Company: Senior Partner; Global Head, Performance Improvement Practice; leader, Strategy, Organization, and Advanced Manufacturing & Services Practices.

Hernan has over 25 years of advisory and consulting expertise working in North and Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. He previously served as Managing Partner of Bain's Dallas, Houston, and Mexico City offices, and now serves on Bain's Board of Directors and the firm's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

Specializing in corporate transformations, full potential programs, and operational turnarounds, Hernan has significant operations and transformation expertise across a number of sectors, including airlines, consumer goods and retail, industrial products and services, distribution, and healthcare. He also has deep expertise in corporate and business unit strategy, growth and international expansion, and organizational and supply chain realignment.

Hernan serves as an advisor to the World Economic Forum's Platform on Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, and leads Bain's current work on Accelerating Digital Traceability for Sustainable Production, developed in collaboration with the WEF.

Hernan is a visiting Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and Organizations at Cornell University's SC Johnson College of Business. Prior to joining Bain in 1998, Hernan was a faculty member in economics at INCAE, and worked as a consultant advising financial institutions and regulatory entities in Latin America.

MBA and MILR, Cornell University; MA in economics, Stanford University. BA in economics, Harvard University. Consulting magazine's annual "Top 25 Consultants" (2011).

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