As Egon Zehnder’s office leader in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Luis Giolo guides mostly consumer and digital clients in the Brazilian market. He has deep expertise recruiting CEOs, General Managers, and CMOs, and also consults in leadership development and board succession. Luis is active in Egon Zehnder’s CEO Succession, Board Consulting, Consumer, and Technology and Communications practices.
Providing our clients with deep insight about talent and market intelligence in human capital energizes me. I love it when a placed candidate succeeds and does well for the client and himself.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Luis was the Country Manager for SportsJA! Brazil in São Paulo, a digital start-up focused on sports content. Previously, he was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company, based in São Paulo. Luis also worked as a Brand Manager at SC Johnson Wax in Rio de Janeiro.
Luis has a BA in business administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas, in São Paulo, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and an Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. His hobbies include triathlons, muay thai boxing, drumming, and cheering for Brazilian soccer teams.