Branko Žibret is IEDC Alumni and Partner & Managing Director at Kearney. Branko graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana University. He obtained MBA and MSc degree at IEDC – Bled School of Management. He also completed General Management Program at Harvard Business School and Leadership program organized by Kearney and London Business School.
Branko started his professional career in industry, carrying several executive roles as CEO of Slovenijavino and Krona, Fund management company, Executive director of Studio Marketing and other. After completion of MBA at IEDC in 2000, Branko joined Kearney, global management consulting firm. In 2004 he was elected for Principal (junior partner level) and in 2008 he was elected for equity partner. In the further course of his career, he was appointed to Managing Director for Eastern Europe, European Head for public sector practice and Managing Director for Southeast Europe.
Majority of Branko’s consulting work has been focused on strategic performance transformation in different industries, as well as in public sector. Consulting work covered supply chain transformation, growth programs, operating model redesign and reorganizations, M&A and post-merger integrations, as well as strategy development and execution.
Today, as senior partner, Branko predominately works on client relationship management, forward thinking business strategies and senior consultant development.