Mauro Gimenez leads the firm’s global Energy and Natural Resources Practice, where he specializes in advising clients in the upstream, midstream and oilfield services industries. He also previously led the firm’s global Oil and Gas Practice. Mauro has experience conducting board, C-suite and SVP-level searches for both public and privately held companies. He is based in Houston.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Mauro was an Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company. In this role, he worked across the upstream and downstream businesses with international and national oil companies, independent refiners and oilfield service companies, helping them develop growth strategies, manage large capital projects and achieve operational improvements. Previously, Mauro held business planning and commercial leadership roles for ExxonMobil.
Education & Affiliations
Mauro holds a chemical engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He was a member of the Board of Governing Directors of the Houston Symphony, where he served on the Governance, Nominating & Leadership Committee. Mauro is also an interviewer for Harvard College in the Houston area.
Private Equity, Energy and Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Materials and Packaging, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Assessment