Pedro Goenaga is Country Manager for Brazil and is a member of the firm’s CEO/Board Advisory, Financial Services and Consumer Sectors. Based in Madrid and Sao Paulo, he also co-leads the firm’s Global Family-Owned Business initiative and has considerable experience in conducting executive assessments for a range of clients in Spain, throughout Latin America and internationally. In the past, he served as a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Global Executive and LEAP committees.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1998, Pedro spent four years as the General Manager and Member of the Board of Gespalets, S.A. (GKN-Chep Group) for three years. Previously, he was Investment Director at the private equity firm, Axis, Participaciones Empresariales, S.A. (BBVA) for six years and was a board member of 18 companies in the distribution, food, packaging and telecommunications industries. Before that, Pedro worked as an executive consultant at Arthur D. Little, mainly in the communications, leisure and tourism sectors.
Pedro received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Deusto and his M.B.A. from IESE, which included a semester at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He communicates in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.
Consumer, Financial Services, Private Equity, Digital, Media and Entertainment, Leisure and Hospitality, Omnichannel Retail and Luxury, Global Banking and Markets, Marketing Officers, Corporate Affairs Officers, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Board & CEO Advisory Group, Family Business