Based in São Paulo, Aldo Bergamasco is a member of Spencer Stuart Consumer Products, Healthcare and Education & Social Impact practices, focusing on senior-level searches for Brazil-based and multinational organizations. He brings more than 30 years of professional experience and prior to joining Spencer Stuart, worked with two leading executive search firms in Brazil as head of their consumer goods and healthcare practices. He is also the leading consultant of the functional practice of Marketing, Communications and Sales officers in Brazil.
Extensive leadership experience in consumer goods and healthcare
- Aldo is a seasoned consumer goods and healthcare professional, helping clients within Brazil and Latin America find and recruit general managers and executives in the finance, marketing, commercial, IT and operations disciplines. He led the consumer and healthcare practice in two executive search firms, prior to joining Spencer Stuart. He has been co-leading searches with healthcare such as CEO’s and senior category heads.
- Prior to Spencer Stuart, he worked at Johnson & Johnson for 12 years, where he held several positions, including as marketing director for Latin America, and also leading the consumer healthcare group, responsible for several launches and categories in healthcare, having introduced a new substance in the nutritional market, leading the development of the home healthcare category.
- He also worked for Heineken, Mead Johnson Nutritionals, A.T. Kearney and Melhoramentos (a leading Brazilian company in the cellulose, paper and publishing industries). Additionally, he was president of Mary Kay Cosmetics in Brazil, and was the CEO and a board member at Scarlat, a family-owned business in the hygiene and cleaning products industry. He has also been an entrepreneur successfully founding the Baden Baden Brewery.
- As a management consultant, he had the chance to work for BMS and Novartis. For BMS, he led and implemented projects in product sales and distribution, retailing, implementation of a new salesforce, new support to the OTC business and optimization of the supply chain for a key category. For Novartis, he was key providing support to evaluate the introduction of the medical nutrition business in Argentina.
Aldo holds a B.S. in mechanical aeronautical engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica/ITA and a post-graduate degree in business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese (native). In addition, he has taught strategy and marketing MBA courses and has been a board member for relevant industry associations.