Orit Gadiesh

Chairman, Bain & Company

Orit Gadiesh is the Chairman of Bain & Company. She is a widely acknowledged expert on management and corporate strategy.

She has advised top-level management in every aspect of strategy across a wide array of industries, from consumer products to high tech. She currently splits her time between active client and advisory work, in the US, Europe and Asia. A respected thought leader, she is frequently invited to share her insights and views at high-level executive conferences around the globe. Her work has appeared in all major media outlets, globally. She is also the co-author of the book Lessons from Private Equity Any Company Can Use.

Orit volunteers her experience as a pragmatic strategist to business, civic, and academic communities:
Member | Board of Trustees and of the Community of Chairpersons of the WEF.
Member | Executive Committee, MIT Corporation.
Member and former chairman | International Business Leaders' Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC).
Member | the Council on Foreign Relations; the International Advisory Council of the James Martin 21st Century School of the University of Oxford; the Advisory Council of the Peres Institute for Peace and Innovation.
Governor of Tel Aviv University.

Boards | Currently: Board of Directors, Schindler AG. Previously: member of the Board of Directors, WPP (2004-2014), member of the Supervisory Board, Royal Dutch Philips (2014-2021).
Hebrew University, Jerusalem (BA, summa cum laude), Harvard Business School (MBA, with highest honors; Baker Scholar, presented with the Brown Award).

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