Ângela Antonioli Pêgas

São Paulo

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Ângela Antonioli Pêgas Egon Zehnder, São Paulo


Ângela Pêgas, based in São Paulo, leads Egon Zehnder’s Services Practice in Latin America as well as its Diversity and Inclusion initiatives in that region. Her expertise also covers the retail and consumer goods segments. Ângela leads the work on searches for legal professionals in Brazil. She consults on management appraisals, leadership development, CEO succession, team effectiveness reviews, board succession and board effectiveness reviews as one of the leaders of Egon Zehnder’s Board Practice in Brazil.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Ângela was General Counsel with Ultrapar in São Paulo and before that worked as Capital Markets, M&A and International Legal Counsel at AMBEV, also in São Paulo. That was preceded by the New York-based position of Associate for Investment Banking in the Latin America Division of Goldman Sachs. Ângela began her career as Corporate Law Coordinator at RBS - Rede Brasil Sul de Comunicações in Porto Alegre.

Ângela earned an LLB from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the U.S. and a postgraduate degree in Economic and Corporate Law from the Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil.

News and Publications

Brazilian Women Rank No. 1 in Career Ambition According to Global Survey

Women in Brazil are highly ambitious and place great value on career growth and development opportunities, according to Egon Zehnder’s 2017 Leaders & Daughters Global Survey. Almost all (92 percent) of Brazilian women in the early stages of their careers aspire for executive/senior leadership ranks — the highest among all countries surveyed.

Istoé – Crisis Drives Brazil's Top Talent Abroad

What is behind Brazil’s current talent exodus, asks Istoé? In a country shaken by crisis and political scandals, many Brazilians are thinking about moving abroad. And the better their academic background, the better their chances, leading to a wave of “qualified migration” out of Brazil.

Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

The Next-Generation Retail CEO: Mobilising an Ecosystem of Advocates

In contrast to the “merchant princes” who built the great retail businesses of the last century, the next-generation CEO will need to be a more skilled team builder who can create a culture of motivated collaboration.

 2016 Egon Zehnder Latin American Board Diversity Analysis - Image

2016 Egon Zehnder Latin American Board Diversity Analysis

Across the globe, gender diversity has been on the agenda of boards and nominating committees for more than two decades. During that time, however, the way in which diversity is thought of has evolved.

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The price of being a superwoman

A commentary by Ângela Antonioli Pêgas on roles that seem to be increasingly essential to "the superwoman": executive roles, mothers, companions, daughters, friends, top model, athlete, childhood education expert, travel agent and nutritionist ...

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