Francisco Sagredo, based in Toronto, has broad experience in executive search and leadership assessment & development. He is focused on chief financial officers, operations and finance executives from a functional perspective. Francisco serves companies across the industrial and consumer sectors. He is a former finance executive as well as an experienced operations leader in industrial services, project management, industrial engineering, process improvement, six sigma, and lean manufacturing.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Francisco worked in finance, strategy, and process improvement at Maple Leaf Foods. He served as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for the enterprise, as VP of Finance for the company's Fresh Prepared Foods division, and as Senior Director of Business Analysis, Office of the CEO. He also worked as a Six Sigma Black Belt, providing process improvement leadership and internal consulting services. Previously, Francisco was Country Operations Manager - Utility Services Division with Schlumberger International in Canada. Earlier, he was a Senior Field Engineer and Field Engineer in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Scotland and Bolivia, providing logging and consulting services to oil companies.
Francisco earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Catholic Andres Bello University in Caracas, Venezuela and an MBA from Schulich School of Business at York University, in Toronto. Francisco is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Management Accountant.