Robert Kirby

Bob Kirby is a Senior Advisor with Golden Gate Capital, where he has been engaged since 2011. Mr. Kirby focuses on the broader Industrials vertical with an emphasis on driving operational enhancements across the portfolio. Prior to his current role, Mr. Kirby was a Managing Director with Golden Gate Capital and prior to that served as an Operating Partner to the Firm and as CEO of portfolio company, Atrium. Prior to joining Golden Gate Capital, Mr. Kirby was CEO of Vi-Jon, a leading private-equity owned private-label manufacturer in the personal care market and CEO of Accellent, a leading private-equity owned contract manufacturer in the medical device space. Previously, he was a GM and led large scale and complex functions including the integration of acquisitions at large cap companies including Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly Clark, and Fort James. Mr. Kirby has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

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