Hugo has broad experience managing world-class organizations and leading team efforts in commercial management areas within the Industrial and Consumer industries, focusing on Consumer Goods, Automotive, Energy, Chemicals, and Diversified Manufacturing.
With his professional experience in the search industry, he has built a solid reputation as a trusted consultant offering conceptual and strategic market-based thinking as well as value-add to his clients.
Prior to joining ZRG, Hugo was a Senior Client Partner, Industrial and Advisory leader as well as the Office Managing Director at Korn Ferry’s Monterrey office. Previously, he worked at Mexichem (now Orbia) as Global Director for the Pipes and Fittings Business; at Vitro SAB, de CV as President and CEO; at Parmalat as General Manager, responsible for the Mexican operations; at S.C. Johnson & Son as Strategic Business Unit Manager; and at Grupo Christianson responsible for National Sales.
In addition to the aforementioned positions, he has participated in several associations and boards, such as the Board of Regal Forest, Quality Post, Union de Crédito para la Contaduría Pública (UNICCO), Grupo Prez, Cervecería Centro Americana, Endeavor, and the Nuevo Leon State Board of Clusters.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at La Universidad La Salle, Hugo obtained master’s degrees in International Business and Business Administration from ITESM. Further, Hugo has attended several courses in leadership and effective management.
Hobbies & Interests
Hugo’s hobbies include cycling, running, and golf. He also enjoys watching movies and TV series.