Jacques Sarfatti is an active member of the CEO/Board Services team and the Industrial/Natural Resources Sector. He is also a member of the Leadership and Succession Practice, assisting clients in succession management and in the assessment of their boards and leadership teams. He specializes in senior executive search and has conducted a number of high-profile searches for Board Directors, CEO succession, Presidents and COOs for both privately held and publicly traded firms.
Jacques joined the Russell Reynolds Associates' São Paulo office in 1999. Prior to joining the firm, he was with Alcoa Brazil, where he served as Operations Director for the Foundry and Packaging Divisions. Previously, Jacques spent three years with Rheem Metalúrgica, serving as Operations Vice President of the Packaging Division. He began his career with Andersen Consulting (presently Accenture).
Jacques received his B.S. in Engineering and his postgraduate degree in Marketing from Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-RJ). He received his diploma in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
Energy and Natural Resources, Industrial, Mining and Metals, Oil and Gas, Construction and Infrastructure, Chemicals, Materials and Packaging, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Board & CEO Advisory Group, Family Business, Assessment