Frequently Works With
Pedro Goenaga is a key member of the firm’s Board & CEO Advisory Partners, as well as a member of the Financial Services and Consumer teams. Based in Madrid, he also co-leads the firm’s global Family-Owned Business initiative and has large experience in conducting executive assessments for a range of clients in Spain, throughout Latin America and other countries. Pedro is currently a member of the firm’s LEAP Committee, also having served as a member of this committee from 2010 to 2013. He was also a member of the firm’s global Executive Committee, from 2013 to 2016, and led the firm’s operations in Spain, from 2003 to 2013, and Brazil, from 2016 to 2019.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1998, Pedro spent four years as the General Manager and Member of the Board of Gespalets SA (GKN-Chep Group). Previously, he was Investment Director at the private equity firm, Axis, Participaciones Empresariales SA (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.
Education & Affiliations
Pedro received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Deusto and his MBA 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, Corporate Affairs Officers, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Board & CEO Advisory Partners, Family Business