José Luis Barroilhet is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Industrial Practice and previously managed the Santiago office for nearly four years. He leads the Metals & Mining Practice for Latin America and conducts search assignments for a range of general management and functional leadership roles for organizations throughout the region.

Search experience with an industrial foundation

  • Since joining Spencer Stuart in 2000, José has specialized primarily in the metals and mining industry, with a strong expertise in building executive teams for mining projects. He also works in the aviation and energy/utility sectors.
  • José has a functional expertise in human resources and corporate affairs roles, and has conducted numerous searches for the government of Chile during the past two administrations.
  • Prior to joining the firm, José served as an industrial engineer with Cade-Idepe (now Amec), one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Chile.

A graduate of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s industrial engineering program, José also has a diploma in international relations from Tokyo University. He is fluent in Spanish and English and also speaks Portuguese.

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