Marcelo Grimoldi

Buenos Aires

consultant name

Marcelo Grimoldi Egon Zehnder, Buenos Aires


Marcelo Grimoldi leads Egon Zehnder’s Buenos Aires office as well as the firm’s Executive Assessment & Development Practice in Latin America. He advises entrepreneurs, family businesses, and private equity firms on CEO succession and senior leadership appointments, and is frequently engaged in management evaluations and executive search for C-level leaders. Marcelo is active in Egon Zehnder’s Family Business Advisory and in the firm’s Industrial, Technology and Communications, Consumer, Financial Officers, and Human Resources Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Marcelo was a partner of The Southern Cross Group, a leading private equity group operating in Latin America, where he built the technology division South-Net. Marcelo started his career working for his family business, Grimoldi S.A., and was later part of the team that launched The Boston Consulting Group’s practice in Argentina.

Marcelo earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Argentine Catholic University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a frequent speaker at international public forums and company gatherings on CEO succession, talent management, and team effectiveness in family businesses and major corporations.

News and Publications

 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.

On the Verge of Globalization – Family Businesses in Emerging and Fringe Economies Face Special Challenges in Finding the Right Successor.

Away from the meta-national decision centers, family businesses in emerging and fringe economies need to continuously adapt their business models to the growing presence of globalization. Sometimes, this can mean they have less time or lack the necessary focus to optimize vital internal processes, such as top-level succession planning.

consultant name

Marcelo Grimoldi Egon Zehnder, Buenos Aires