Based in Zurich, Marco Giusti is Spencer Stuart’s co-regional manager for EMEA and focuses on assignments for multinational and regional companies in a range of industrial sectors, including agricultural, construction and building materials, energy (both electricity and oil and gas), metals and mining and pulp and paper. He is also a member of the firm’s Board Practice and specializes in leadership development and CEO succession planning advising clients across the globe. Marco formerly led the firm’s global Industrial Practice and also the São Paulo office.

Extensive leadership advisory expertise with industrial focus

  • Before joining Spencer Stuart, Marco was a senior consultant for nearly five years at another leading international search firm in São Paulo. He served as the firm’s regional industrial practice leader for Latin America and was a member of the global industrial leadership team.
  • Previously, Marco was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company and served clients in metals and mining, pulp and paper, and agribusiness sectors over a period of eight years. He conducted more than 40 projects focused on operational efficiency, strategy and growth in Brazil, Mexico and Poland. Marco also led the creation of firm’s global agribusiness interest group.
  • Marco began his career as a product and project engineer and industrial manager, serving electric materials and industrial automation companies in both Italy and Brazil.

Marco holds an undergraduate degree in electronic engineering from USP (Universidade de São Paulo) and a strictu sensu MBA degree from Fundação Getulio Vargas. He is a native Portuguese speaker and also speaks fluent English and intermediate Italian.

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