Luis Cubillos cofounded Egon Zehnder’s Santiago office. He works with clients on CEO and board recruitment and has deep expertise in mining and natural resources, key sectors of the Chilean economy. Luis is also active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial and Board Consulting practices. He is active in board recruitment and works to improve corporate governance practices in the Chilean business world. Luis is passionate about diversity issues, particularly opportunities for women in the workforce that improve their overall work-life balance.
Every single person has a worthwhile story to share. I get excited when someone with amazing potential is able to make an impact on an organization and flourish.
Luis began his career in marketing and sales at SC Johnson & Son. He was then CEO of a salmon farming and agribusiness company at Pathfinder Investments, a diversified Chilean business conglomerate.
Luis graduated from the Catholic University of Chile with a degree in business administration and has an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. He is the former President of the Advisory Council for Generación Empresarial, a nonprofit organization promoting values and ethics in the Chilean business community. He is a current member of the Sofofa Committee on Inclusion and Diversity, Chile´s main business confederation. Luis is a frequent guest lecturer on corporate governance and leadership and has also taught classes for the Catholic University’s MBA program. He is passionate about creating opportunities for working mothers. Luis loves spending time with his six children, six grandchildren, and wife of 30 years. He is also an avid golf and tennis player and enjoys traveling to play at new golf courses.