Organization Design

Independent management consultants specializing in organization design

Independent management consultants in the Umbrex community have deep experience in designing effective organizations. Over 90% of our organization consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have organizational design experience in industry roles.

How we help clients with organization design

Refine targets and management reporting including KPIs and/or OKRs

Structure roles, responsibilities, accountabilities, and incentives

Conduct diagnostic of current state and design future state of the organization

Request the Umbrex Organizational Design Diagnostic Guide

Organization design experience at top firms such as:

VP Organizational Competitiveness

Head of Workforce Analytics

Organization Development Director

VP Organizational Effectiveness

SVP Organizational Effectiveness

VP, Organizational Development

Integration Lead Organization Design

Head of Worldwide Organizational Transformation

VP Organizational Effectiveness

Associate Director, Organization Development

Industry examples of organization design projects

Aerospace & Defense

Led organizational design of an engineering center for a leading aircraft manufacturer. Grew center from 35 engineers to a 100+ person fully functional team within a year.

Cosmetics & Personal Care

For a Fortune 100 cosmetics company, led the organization design for a new shared services center in Panama.

Financial Services

Oversaw a re organization of the global strategy team for a European financial services company. Coordinated 15 strategic initatives to match resources across 6 locations in Europe and Asia.


Managed the reorganization of the marketing department of a leading laboratory diagnostic company. Obtained a 20% cost savings across the whole division.

Oil & Gas

Managed a reorganization to consolidate all 200 employees working on oil exploration resources into a single global business unit.


For a large telecommunications company, led organizational re design of digital business unit after comprehensive review of best-in-class digital organizations

Travel & Logistics

Led organizational redesign for a European transportation and logistics company. Consolidated HR, quality, safety, facility, corporate communications, and environment functions. Reduced the cost per unit by 45% and raised productivity by 70%.

What clients say

Insights on organization design from our podcast:



Organizational Design

Stephen Redwood


Culture and Leadership

Tanya Kleindienst


Chief Experience Officer

C. David Minifie



Ambitious Leadership

Tineke Keesmaat

Insights on organization design from our members:

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Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand 

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Useful resources on organization design recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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