Robert Giannini


Office Location: Chicago

Phone: +1 312 4961000

Bobby Giannini is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and leads the Building Products & Materials Practice in the Americas. He is also a member of the global Industrial, CEO & Board of Directors, and Financial Officers practice. Bobby focuses primarily on C-level assignments within building products and materials, and has extensive experience in capital equipment, and plastics & packaging sectors. His experience spans chief executive, chief financial officer, chief commercial officer, and chief operating officer assignments across these industries for public, private equity-backed, and privately-held companies.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Bobby was in the United States Air Force. For more than six years he served as a program manager for a satellite communications system and as an associate professor at the University of Texas.


Bobby earned an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from The United States Air Force Academy.