Phone: +55 11 98376.2111
Has an MBA from Harvard Business School and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineer and Business Administrator from the University Mackenzie of Brazil. He has had a successful career holding positions of General Manager/CEO and Business Unit Manager involving start-ups, turn-around, mergers & acquisitions, and reorganizations of companies. During his professional carrier, so far, he worked for large multinationals such as Alcan Aluminum (where he spent
20 years highlighting 6 years as Head of Latam for International Trading as well the Managing Director for two Business Units) and Alcoa Aluminum as CEO for Argentine and Chile operations. Locally he was Director for the
largest steel mill in Brazil – CSN – as well as CEO for American Chamber of Commerce – Amcham Brazil – a high caliber position where he reinforced his international relationships with the industrial sector. From January 2008 until May 2018 he was Senior Partners of two Global Executive Search Firms – the NYC headquartered CT Partners and the Toronto based Caldwell Partners, where he was responsible for searches and assessment of C-Suite executives for large multinationals. Arthur speaks fluent Portuguese, English, and Spanish and he lives in São Paulo, Brazil.
Tel: +55 11 99424.6482
Holder of degrees in Economics from Universidade Cândido Mendes, MBA in Finance from FEA/USP and Agribusiness Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Accumulates more than 20 years of finance experience in positions in investment banking at Citigroup, Santander, Banco Pactual, and Credit Suisse. Extensive knowledge in the real estate, metals mining and manufacturing, and agribusiness resulted in positions as CFO at BR Properties, Votorantim Siderurgia, and Biosev, Louis Dreyfuss’ Brazil agricultural operations. Fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Currently resides in São Paulo.
Phone: +55 11 98155.0111
A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from ESPM and Business Administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Constantino accumulates over 27 years of experience in the Luxury Goods industry. In the capacity of Managing Director of private, high-end purveyors, he has actively promoted/supported on behalf of LVMH Group’s luxury brands, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Dior, Swarovski, and Chandon. Poitically active, Constantino held the vice-presidency of ABAV, SINDETUR, and others, continuously lobbying and assisting the Brazilian government in further embracing global
trade and recognizing global practices in the industry. Constantino is fluent in Englsih, Portuguese, Spanish, Greek, French, Italian, and gets by in Mandarin. Resides in São Paulo.
Phone: +55 11 99439.2008
Flávio Longo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Accumulates over 25 years of experience as Operations Director in GPA/Grupo Casino and Grupo Carrefour, closely developing Brazil-suited perishable and non-perishable products with major and non-major global suppliers. Was responsible for the merger and acquisition of major retail groups on behalf of GPA/Casino, later developing specific, nationwide sales channels for imported and domestically-procured goods from key worldwide suppliers and local suppliers. Flávio Longo is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Resides in São Paulo.
Jan Petter Kjekshus
Phone: +55 11 96057.1107
Jan Petter holds a bachelor’s Degree in Economics from San Diego State University and an MBA from IBMEC Brazil. With over 24 years in international trade experience as Sales & Marketing Director on behalf of Nokia and LG Electronics, Jan Petter was fundamental in developing their footprint in Brazil and Latin America, developing trade channels, marketing strategies, as well as distribution networks. Jan Petter has extensive experience on an advisory role promoting industrial trade between Brazil and East Africa. Recently, he has, on behalf of LAUT Interntional, expanded their business reach into Brazil and South America, building a complete import/export-oriented business, along with distribution channels. Jan Petter is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Norwegian. Currently resides in Brazil.
Sven Martin Kjekshus
Tel: +47 4528.5367
Tel: +55 11 988141.1102