Marc Gilbert is a core member of the Industrial and Consumer practices at Boston Consulting Group and is core leader in BCG’s Global Advantage and Operations practice. He also is the Global Topic Lead for Geopolitics and Trade Impact within the BCG Global Advantage practice area, where he has engaged with clients in North America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. Marc leads the firm’s Montreal office and business in Quebec, and spends time advancing artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada.

Marc is a core member of BCG’s Centre for Canada’s Future. In that role, he helps move Canada forward by providing insight and expertise on the country’s most important issues. The centre also aims to convene leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors to work together to achieve impact.   

Since joining the firm in 1997, Marc has driven and implemented large transformations and global change efforts across all major sectors in North America and Europe.  Marc’s project work includes large-scale change, growth, organizational redesign, operational effectiveness, competitive benchmarking, and post-merger integration. The topics he covers include growth, delayering, operating models, sourcing, lean, supply chain management, network optimization, and overhead reduction.

Prior to joining BCG, Marc worked at Merck & Co. in its manufacturing division, in process and new product engineering, and in new plan design. He also worked for Merck’s specialty chemicals division.


  • Leads BCG’s Montreal office
  • Large-scale transformation and change
  • Growth
  • Operational effectiveness
  • Procurement
  • Lean and manufacturing
  • Competitive benchmarking
  • Post-merger integration (PMI)


  • MSc, chemical engineering, McGill University
  • BSc, mechanical engineering, McGill University
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience