EXEC brings together a team that is highly respected in the industry, through the combined executive and consulting experience of its directors and associates in different specialties and industries.
This team works in a highly collaborative environment with rich information and knowledge creation, supported by the most modern technology.
It is also a team strongly guided by values in accessibility, quality, ethics and a personalized service, and it is used to getting differentiated results in highly complex and relevant projects for our clients.
We are supported by an advisory board composed of experienced executives, giving EXEC a high standard of management and corporate governance.
Paulo Nigro started his career as an Industrial Engineering trainee at Philips between 1981 and 1983, after which he joined Goodyear Tires for the areas of industrial and automotive engineering. In 1987, he moved to Aga S/A, a Swedish Air Gases Company to become a Sales and Applications Engineer acting as an Industrial consultant for various industries.
In 1991 he joined, in Brazil, the Swedish Tetra Pak, starting as a Sales Manager for the newly created Northeast Area. In 1997, he left Brazil as Vice President of the packaging division to take over as the President and CEO of the Canadian subsidiary. After 4 years, he has doubled the size of that market company and got promoted to the position of President and CEO of Tetra Pak Italy.
In 2007, he returned to Brazil as the President for the local market company and Vice-President for Tetra Pak Latin American operations. In 2013, he took up the leadership for the newly formed Cluster Americas, moving to Dallas where he became a member of the global management team of the company.
In 2014, Paulo Nigro decided to return to Brazil and took over the position of CEO of Aché Laboratories, a Brazilian family-owned pharmaceutical company, leader of the prescription medicine business. In March 2018, Paulo has accepted the position of Global CEO of InterCement, a top 10 Cement Producer worldwide.
Since April 2019, Paulo is now ready for a new cycle of his career opening up for new Board Member and Senior Advisor experiences.
Lilian Guimarães is an executive with more than 30 years of experience in People Management with a career in the financial market, where she led several projects focused on the importance of human capital in business management, making HR a strategic partner in these processes.
Between 2000 and 2015 she held the position of Vice-President of Human Resources in two renowned organizations: Natura, from 2013 to 2015 and at ABN Amro-Real and Santander Banks between 2000 and 2013. Entrepreneur, she was partner-founder of Kuriuwa Hotel among 2002 and 2014. She is currently Board Advisory, Consultant and Mentor of Professionals in different areas. In addition, she acts as a volunteer at ABRH-SP; in the Board and NGO People Committee.
Graduated in Business Administration from FGV, with specialization in HR from the same institution and has a degree in coaching by Instituto Ecosocial. Graduated as Counselor by Fundação Dom Cabral and postgraduate in Hospitality by Senac-SP.
Lilian won 3 times the “Você RH Magazine Award” as the Best HR Professional in Banks and, in 2014, by the same publication, was elected the Best HR Professional in the Consumer Goods, Hygiene and Beauty sector. In addition, she has been listed for 10 consecutive years in the survey of the most admired HR professionals in Brazil by the HR Management Group.
Computer Engineer graduated from Unicamp and with an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas, Fábio Póvoa is a seasoned entrepreneur, co-founder of Movile (www.movile.com), a leading telco value added service provider & mobile commerce platform in Latin America.
During his MBA tenure at Silicon Valley, Fábio got in touch with the Lean Startup and Customer Discovery methodology, having been a student, entrepreneur in residence and certified educator from Steve Blank, the creator of the method, serial entrepreneur and author of Startup Owner's Manual, the bible for budding entrepreneurs.
Back to Brazil, he led the Mkt Intelligence and Strategy unit at Promon’s telco arm, Tropico, and was invited to be a visiting professor at the Unicamp's Institute of Computing, leading the very first Lean Launchpad course within the Computer Science and Engineering curriculum
After selling his stake at Movile in 2014, Fábio has been an active angel investor, with a smart money approach by infusing money, strategic advice, hands-on experience, networking and growth traction experiments into the brains of the handpicked and most promising Brazilian entrepreneurs.
Sergio Bronstein is a partner in the business area of Veirano Advogados and coordinator of the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. His activities include M & A, financing, structured operations and debt restructuring.
He holds a bachelor's degree in law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and a Master's Degree in Law from the University of California-Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law).
He has been a member and mentor of Endeavor for 15 years and a mentor of Insper's InFinance for 4 years.
Carlos Eduardo Altona is an executive and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience, having held leadership positions in important technology companies and one of the largest global Human Resources consultancies.
Partner-Founder of EXEC, Cadu is one of the most experienced HR consultants in Brazil. Throughout his career, he has led various recruitment, remuneration, training and development projects for national and multinational companies in their sectors.
Certificate in Coaching since 2009 through the methodology of I.C.F. (International Coaching Federation), Cadu counts more than 700 hours in executive and career coaching processes. Graduated in Business Administration from Mackenzie, and with an MBA from IBMEC, he also holds a Training Course for Management Advisors from IBGC. Cadu also serves as a counselor, lecturer and professor of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Rodrigo Forte is an entrepreneur, consultant and executive with more than 20 years of experience in consulting companies, having founded, developed and led two of the most important search and development operations of executives in Brazil. A founding partner of EXEC and a career in Human Resources since 2001, Rodrigo was one of the first executives to work with specialized recruitment in Brazil. Throughout his career, Rodrigo has led several contracting, remuneration, training and development projects for Brazilian companies and multinational reference in their sectors, always in a role of advising their clients and executives involved.
Rodrigo has a law degree from PUC / SP and a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from FGV / SP, as well as a Coaching training course from ICI - Integrated Coaching Institute since 2009 and from the IBGC - Brazilian Institute of Governance Corporate. He is also a board member in the US and the leader in Brazil of the world's leading association of senior executive recruitment and leadership development consultants, AESC, founded in 1959 and based in New York.
Daniel Cunha is an administrator of companies with an emphasis on marketing by ESPM and a post-graduate degree in business administration from FGV-SP. His career base was developed over more than 10 years dedicated to the management of products and services in the financial market, with operations in BankBoston / Bank of America and Citigroup.
Daniel has been working in the Recruitment and Executive Selection market since 2004, with a long transition from a large multinational to an Executive Director. Daniel is a Managing Director of EXEC and in his career has already conducted relevant Recruitment and Succession projects for the largest organizations in the country. His training as a "Coach" was based on the methodology of the ICF - International Coach Federation.
Fábio Cassab is an administrator formed by PUC / Campinas and post-graduate in marketing from Universidade Paulista. His career base was developed in the areas of operations and business in large multinational industries.
His work in human resources began in 2009, with his entry into the Brazilian operation of one of the largest multinational companies in the sector of recruitment and selection of executives, where he led the practices of engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and civil construction. Partner of EXEC, Fábio is one of the main executives working with specialized recruitment in Brazil. Throughout his career, he has led several contracting projects for national and multinational companies in their sectors.
André Freire is a Civil Engineer from the School of Engineering Mauá, with an MBA from FGV and a Specialization in Management from the Kellogg School of Management (USA) and from People Management by INSEAD (France). She is certified in Executive Coaching by SBC. Prior to joining EXEC, he was a partner and CEO of the Brazilian office of British consultancy Odgers Berndtson. Previously, he had an upward career in the industrial sector, having served as president for Latin America of the Gilbarco-Veeder Root and Terex Corporation companies.
André is a member and director of the São Paulo chapter of the YPO - Young Presidents Organization and Adviser of Administration of two private national companies.
Camila Marion holds a degree in Food Engineering from UNICAMP and holds an MBA in Finance and Business Planning from FGV. His first years of career were in the technical area, where he exerted leadership in projects of continuous improvement and in factory operations. Since 2007 he has worked with Executive Search, having worked in the start up and led practices in a large multinational, including his division of top management. Prior to joining EXEC, Camila was Vice President and Head of the Fesa operation in Campinas, conducting projects for various market segments, especially for Agribusiness and Consumer Goods.
Marcus Giorgi holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from FAAP (SP) and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Hartford in the United States. He began his career in Executive Search in 2016, where he brings more than 24 years of experience in management and top management positions in sales and marketing in the most varied verticals of the industry, with emphasis on more than 15 years in IT and Telecommunications. He also worked as a Strategic Consultant for Accenture in B2C projects and also as an Entrepreneur and Executive in the entertainment and sports segments. Award-winning member of the AMA (American Marketing Association), Marcus served as chair of the WTC Business Club CMO Committee for 5 years from 2010 to 2015.
Until June 2016, Marcus served as CA Technologies' Senior Vice President of Marketing for Latin America for 4 years, SAP Marketing Director for 5 years and also worked for VIVO, Diveo, CIE and Alcatel in managerial and board positions. Currently, Marcus is a partner of EXEC, responsible for Technology & Telecom, Consultancy and Media practices.
Mariana Villalva holds a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas de São Paulo and is certified in Coaching by ICI - Integrated Coaching Institute, accredited by the I.C.F. (International Coach Federation). He began his career as a trainee at Grupo Abril, where he later served as Marketing and Events Manager. He made his transition to the Executive Search area in 2008 in the Brazilian operation of one of the largest global companies in the sector. For eight years, Mariana worked in the Talent and Career Management area in a multinational American company referred to in such activities. Mariana is also the founder and President of the "GARH" group, one of the largest and most influential groups of HR executives in Brazil, with the main role of discussing strategic issues relevant to the area. Mariana also has training in Coaching by ICI - Integrated Coaching Institute, accredited by I.C.F. (International Coach Federation).
Currently, she is Partner of EXEC and leader of the Leadership Advisory unit.
Juan Pablo is an Industrial Engineer from the Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira – UTP (Colombia), native in Spanish and fluent in Portuguese and English. He began his career in different Latin American countries, with responsibilities in the areas of logistics, sales and consulting. In addition, he ran the LATAM division for global recruitment consulting and was also part of the Start-Up of one of its regional offices. He worked as an HR executive as one of the leaders in the Talent Acquisition area at LATAM Airlines Group.
Prior to joining EXEC, Juan worked for Korn Ferry, responsible for Latin America's expansion of one of its business units and industrial practice in Brazil. Juan has experience in regional recruitment strategy design, talent acquisition and management solutions, design and execution of HR projects. Currently, he is Partner of EXEC.
Graduated in Business Administration by PUC / SP and postgraduate in Marketing by Insper. Tadeu began his career at Sales and Marketing of large multinationals in the services sector, later acting as a consultant in the recruitment and organizational development of important multinational consultancies. As an EXEC’s partner, Tadeu leads Life Sciences practice and is an expert in Sales, Marketing and HR disciplines, conducting important projects in recruiting and selecting executives. He also supports the Leadership Advisory division in conducting projects related to Organizational Architecture, Compensation and Benefits. In addition, Tadeu is EXEC's Human Resources Director, acting strongly in the improvement of internal processes, Remuneration, Attraction and Retention strategies, Performance Evaluation, Training, Career Tracks, Construction of EXEC Values, among others.
Lucio is an Administrator with a degree from Mackenzie, a postgraduate degree from IBMEC (now INSPER). He began his career in Big Four company, as external auditor of large multinational companies. He also had the opportunity to perform due diligence and M & A work, complementing his passage with major internal control projects at PwC and EY. He spent the year in Unibanco and Danone, where he worked in the Financial Planning area and since 2012 he has been the Manager of a specialized recruitment multinational where he has led the hiring of senior executives in the areas of Finance and Taxes.
Thais holds a law degree from Mackenzie and a postgraduate degree in Intellectual Property and in New Technologies, as well as an MBA in Business Management from Ibmec - SP. Her current certifications are in Life, Positive, Professional, Executive and Carrer Coaching by the Brazilian Society of Coaching, in addition to being Alpha Assessment Specialist by World Ethics Corporation - USA.
She began her career as a lawyer for large business groups and law firms. After a professional transition, she has consolidated more than 10 years of experience in Executive Search and Human Development at the largest multinational in the recruitment sector with operations in Brazil, and also in front of her own consulting and coaching boutique for career and business.
Thais is also a Brazilian record holder at the time execution of the “Seven Cumes Project”, the rock and ice climb of the 7 largest mountains in each continent, including Everest. 3 times TED Speaker in Brazil, she will launch her book by Companhia das Letras about the backstage of this record.
Currently, she is Partner of EXEC, responsible for the Leadership Advisory area in Campinas and region.
Cintia Bortotto has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from PUC-SP, an MBA in Business Management from FGV, as well as a Coaching certification from ICI – Integrated Coaching Institute since 2011 and Administrative Advisor from Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC). She also holds the International Barrett Culture Consulting Certification (CCT).
Prior to joining EXEC she built her career of more than 24 years of experience in Technology and Human Resources, as an Executive at Multinationals, leading national, regional and global teams in Top Management positions in large companies. Entrepreneur, she had her own company where she acted as consultant on issues mainly related to Leadership Advisory in various segments of the market. Since 2015 has been dedicated to the cultural transformation of companies preparing them for digital transformation - 2017/2018. Cintia also works as a post-graduate teacher and newspaper columnist.
Ricardo Welikson is a business administrator with more than 16 years of experience at the commercial area and at business development in different sectors, with international academic and professional experience - studied in Michigan, USA and most recently worked in Monterrey, northern Mexico . He has already worked at big companies such as ABN Amro Bank, IBM, Michael Page and Estácio, and in this last one, was Director of New Business and Entrepreneurship.
Ricardo was Head of technical areas of a multinational recruitment company in Rio de Janeiro and led the Engineering & Manufacturing, Construction, O & G and Supply Chain & Procurement sectors.
Fabiana is a Phonoaudiologist trained by PUC-SP and has 15 years of experience in recruiting and evaluating executives. It has passed through the FESA in verticals of consumer goods, luxury, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical market and financial market. Subsequently, she was a partner of the Search RH consultancy. She has extensive experience conducting consulting projects of market mapping, strategic compensation, and recruitment and selection of Executives.
Currently, Fabiana is the Director of EXEC.
Luddie Oliveira is an Economist from PUC - Campinas / SP. His work in the area of human resources began in 2007, with his entry into the Brazilian operation of one of the largest multinational companies in the recruitment and selection of executives sector, where he was responsible for the recruitment in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain divisions in the interior from Sao Paulo. Associate of EXEC, Luddie conducts Medium and High Management Recruitment and Selection projects for national and multinational companies.
Carla Queiroz is a Business Administrator at the Methodist University of São Paulo, with an MBA in Business Management with emphasis on Development and Management of People by FGV. His work in the area of human resources began in 2005 in a renowned consultancy, focusing on Human Development projects for large companies in a wide range of segments.
On the other side of the table, as a reference company in the steel industry, he developed relevant leadership and training programs in the DHO area. He has developed his expertise in recruitment and selection at all levels within highly relevant consultancies in the market.
Márcio has a degree in Psychology from the Institute of Psychology of the University of São Paulo and has more than 10 years of experience in executive recruitment. Worked at Authent Retainer Executive Search where he worked as a Consultant for 5 years.
His last job was in Panelli Motta Cabrera, where he started as a Researcher in 2011, being promoted to Consultant the following year. He has extensive experience in the selection of senior executives to assume senior management positions ("C level") and Board of national and multinational companies.
Sharleyne has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, fluent in English, good knowledge of French and native Portuguese. Prior to joining Exec, Sharleyne worked successfully as a Consultant at Mercuri Urval, serving multinational companies of European origin focused on Executive Selection (Brazil and Latin America), Talent Management as well as Career Assessment and Counseling. Previously she was Managing Partner of a Recruitment boutique focused on the luxury market.
Currently, Sharleyne is based in the São Paulo office, focused on consumer and healthcare companies.
Paula holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with international experience, two years in the United States and one in the United Kingdom. She began her career in Recruitment and Selection for Information Technology positions working in a boutique consultancy in London and then at Hays Brazil.
At EXEC since 2017 and with a current focus on financial services and technology companies, Paula works in senior management positions for these companies.
Isabella holds a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management and has more than 10 years of executive recruitment experience. She has developed her career in outplacement consulting and in recent years works with a focus on Recruitment & Selection. She worked at Authent Retainer Executive Search with middle positions and her last performance was at Panelli Motta Cabrera, boutique consultancy with C level positions.
At EXEC since 2017, Isabella works in the consumer goods sector with strategic and high management positions.
Júlia Melges is gratuated in Communication at FAAP, having started professionally in the advertising market. Later, she post-graduated in Administration with an emphasis on HR. She began her HR career in 2009, joining a multinational HR consultancy / boutique, developing her expertise in talent acquisition. After that, she served on the other side of the table, being HR leader at communication groups, introducing relevant international DHO programs.
Senior Associate of EXEC, currently, Júlia is based in the São Paulo office, focused on consumer and health goods companies.
Tatiana holds a law degree and a post-graduate degree in Business Law from FGV. Her career base was in Agribusiness, in a large multinational where she acquired expertise in areas such as Trading, Commercial, Internal Market, Logistics and Export.
In 2015, after 15 years dedicated to the Agro market, made a career transition and migrated to the area of Recruitment and Selection. Initially, worked with punctual and middle management positions in a small Consulting firm. In 2017, opened her own consultancy where she made projects for companies in the Agro market, and in 2018, adding to her experience, participated in Trainee and Internship Projects for companies such as J&J, Nestlé, Whirlpool and Santander.
Associate of EXEC, currently, Tatiana is based at the SP office, focused on key projects of high management for the Industry, Agro and Education sectors.