Juan Alejandro van Peborgh

Buenos Aires

consultant name

Juan Alejandro van Peborgh Egon Zehnder, Buenos Aires


Juan van Peborgh, based in both Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, has extensive experience in executive search, serving clients across consumer goods, telecommunications, oil & gas, and industry throughout South America including Argentina, Peru, Brazil, and other countries. Juan began his career with Egon Zehnder in Buenos Aires and served as office leader there for 8 years before transferring to Brazil. He is a trusted advisor to family owned companies, providing expert counsel during leadership transitions. Beyond executive search, Juan has significant experience in leading and conducting management appraisals, having led both regional and global assignments from Buenos Aires. He is active in Egon Zehnder’s Executive Assessment and Development, Industrial, and Consumer Practices and in the firm’s Family Business Advisory.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Juan was Real Estate Project Manager at YPF South America, based in Buenos Aires and responsible for planning and acquiring the real estate for the roll-out of a new company-owned service station network. Previously, Juan was Chemical Sector Foreign Trade & Purchasing Manager with Bunge & Born Group, based in Buenos Aires, where he developed commercial export markets for a group of chemical and agrichemical producing companies and managed their purchasing and supply from local and international sources.

Juan earned a BA in Economics (Honors) from Stanford University, in the US, and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

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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.

consultant name

Juan Alejandro van Peborgh Egon Zehnder, Buenos Aires