Magui Castro is a partner of the London and the São Paulo offices and a member of the Consumer, Retail & E-Commerce; and Life Sciences & Healthcare practices, specializing in recruiting C-level executives and board members.
She has a reputation for successfully working with global and local clients, bringing them personal attention and being a trusted advisor to many of Brazil’s leading business executives. With 10 years of experience in the executive search industry, Magui was previously a partner at CTPartners in the Retail, Consumer and Life Sciences practices. Before that she was a partner at Southmark, an executive search firm dedicated to serving clients with interests in South America. Prior to joining the executive search industry in 2007, Magui had a distinguished career as a corporate executive for 15 years.
Magui gained broad management experience while holding marketing roles with global multinationals. Among these are AMBEV, Gillette, Coca-Cola and Kodak. Relocating from Brazil to Chile, Magui became a regional CEO of Kodak. Later she served as Chief Executive Officer of Viña Estampa, a first-class boutique winery in Chile. Her past experience as CEO enabled her to specialize in assignments for CEO positions and its direct reports.
Magui’s educational achievements include the Smith College Senior Executive Program in Northampton, MA, and she holds two post-graduate degrees—in marketing and finance —from the PUC in Rio de Janeiro.
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While in Chile, Magui was a director of AMCHAM and a member of the International Professional Women Association. Magui is fluent in English and Spanish, and her native Portuguese.