Alan MacDonald

Alan MacDonald

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About Alan

Alan Mac Donald is a partner in Caldwell’s Santiago office, specializing in the recruitment of senior executives, oriented to performance, quality and exceptional service. With 25 years of experience in senior management roles, coupled with extensive executive search expertise, he is adept at providing effective solutions for a wide range of clients across major industries: retail, FMCG, financial services, industrial, healthcare, and government. He also possesses significant knowledge and experience in search activities related to the real estate and construction industries.


Prior to joining Caldwell, Alan was a partner with CTPartners Executive Search, where his clients included prestigious local, regional and multinational organizations. He has recruited hundreds of senior general management and key executives responsible for major growth initiatives inside their companies, completing assignments for managers and directors of many different functional areas.

Before entering the executive search industry, Alan began his professional career at EXXON, followed by a senior management position at FORUS, a retail shoe company. He continued his career as chief executive officer of a real estate company that developed major projects in Santiago, Chile. Afterwards, he returned to the retail sector as chief commercial officer at Johnson’s where he was responsible for business development and rebranding of this $500M (U.S.) sales company.


Alan received a degree in commercial engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

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He is fluent in English and Spanish.

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