Robert (Bob) Haas is a Kearney Senior Partner based in the New York office. He has more than 25 years experience working with global clients in Private Equity, consumer, healthcare, technology, and financial services industries; and has led dozens of client transactions and transformations in the US, Japan, Switzerland, UK and around the globe. Haas focuses on a range of strategic and transformational issues including: M&A Strategy, Diligence, Integration Planning, and Growth Strategy as well as Enterprise Transformation and Restructuring
Haas has held a variety of Kearney leadership roles including: Director, Governance Chair, Strategy Chair, for A.T. Kearney Holdings Board of Directors, Silicon Foundry (a Kearney Company) Board of Directors Chairman, Founder and Global Leader Private Equity and M&A practice, Global Leader Transactions and Transformation Practice, Global Leader Strategic IT Practice and Founder Kearney Digital Business Forum.
Haas led dozens of M&A programs including some of the most complex global carve-outs and divestitures across various industries and geographies, numerous commercial and operations DDs and portfolio company performance improvement programs for leading Private Equity firms, drove synergy design and implementation programs (pre and post-close) resulting in billions of dollars of synergy value, and multi-year support to CEO and leadership team of Global Consumer company on M&A, Sales, Supply Chain, and IT issues
Prior to Kearney, Haas held senior positions at Information Resources, Inc. and IBM subsidiary Metaphor Systems. He earned both an MBA and a BS in industrial engineering from Rutgers University.