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Francisca Mainardi
São Paulo, Brazil
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Francisca Mainardi is a Principal at ZRG Partners Brazil, one of the fastest-growing mid-sized global executive search firms in the industry. Francisca is based in São Paulo and is a member of the firm’s Financial Services practice. She brings a track record of success in professional search and leadership development for Financial Services and the Banking sector.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining ZRG, Francisca was a Manager for Michael Page in Brazil, where she led the Financial Services division and advised clients on manager and director positions. Previously, she was a Portfolio Manager at MarketFinance, a fast-growing fintech in London. Earlier, Francisca held different positions in the Banking sector. She worked at Bradesco, Citibank, and HSBC, in São Paulo, Paris, and London, always in the Large Corporate division. Her main function was to manage deals and relationships with local and multinational companies in the chemical, retail, and pharmaceutical industries.

Areas of Expertise

Banking, Investment Banking, Investment Management, Blockchain


Francisca holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM) and has an MBA from ESCP Business School, in Paris. She is fluent in English and French.

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