Artemio Garza leads the firm´s Chief Communications Officers practice in North America and is a core member of the Marketing and Digital practices. Based in Miami, he is a trusted advisor to clients across the globe with a special focus on multi-unit retail, consumer goods, and private equity companies. Artemio has a special passion for working with industry leaders and emerging disruptors and draws on 15+ years of marketing and communications experience to conduct executive and board searches, CEO succession planning, management assessments, and leadership advisory services.
I love having the opportunity to connect, guide and inspire people to unlock their potential, in keeping with my personal motto of ‘dream big, love genuinely, think different, be a warrior’
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Artemio was the Chief Brand and Communications Officer at Driven Brands, an automotive aftermarket services provider with global brands that include Maaco, Meineke, Take 5 Oil Change, and CARSTAR. Before that, he was with Burger King Corporation in Miami as the Senior Marketing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. He began his career as an analyst at Oliver Wyman.
Artemio earned a BA in economics and a BS in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, then an MBA from MIT. Outside his consulting work, he enjoys skiing and snowboarding in the mountains and loves animals. Artemio also recently opened a bakery-bistro with a childhood friend in Monterrey, Mexico, his hometown. He is fluent in English in addition to his native Spanish.