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Michael Silber

Senior Partner, New York
Helps global pharmaceutical and medical-products companies develop growth strategies and realize organizational and operational improvements

About Michael

Michael, a leader in our Pharmaceutical & Medical Products Practice, has served as McKinsey’s chief financial officer since 2015. He is also a member of McKinsey’s Partnership Service Team and Shareholders Council.

Since joining McKinsey, Michael has focused on helping leading global organizations grow and improve their performance, assisting with strategy, business development, M&A, and organizational issues. He has served a broad range of health-care clients in his more than 25 years as a management consultant.

Examples of Michael's work include creating a comprehensive R&D strategy for a top-ten pharmaceutical company, developing a business-transformation strategy for a leading health-services group, and supporting a broad-based M&A program for a top-15 global pharmaceutical firm. Michael also developed a holistic growth strategy for a leading global manufacturer of medical products and evaluated growth opportunities in specialty devices.

Past experience

The Walt Disney Company
Financial Analyst

The Wilkerson Group


Stanford University, Graduate School of Business

Wesleyan University
BA in studio art/architecture