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Amrop Announces New Partner Hires in EMEA and Latin America


Amrop announces the recent addition of eight Partners and Consultants within its global partnership of executive search professionals.

  • Rosa Garcia-Tizón, Partner - Madrid, Spain
  • Marta Garrigues, Partner - Madrid, Spain
  • Christophe Muyllaert, Partner - Lima, Peru
  • Cecilia Geijron Olrog, Partner - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sonia Perdomo, Partner - Bogota, Colombia
  • Annie Rothe, Partner - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Željko Šundov, Principal - Zagreb, Croatia
  • Ivo Wetels, Partner - Brussels, Belgium

Rosa Garcia-Tizón joins Amrop from a career in the Pharma and Healthcare Technology sectors, having held executive positions at multinational companies such as Abbott Laboratories and Hospira, within sales, marketing, operations and legal functions. She was Marketing Manager at the Hospital Division of Abbott, a member of the Management Committee at Hospira Iberia, and Business Operations & Legal Director for Spain and Portugal. She is a Board member at several listed and family-owned companies, and a Professor in the Pharma Industry Program (PSMKF) at ESIC Business School. Rosa’s consulting practice is focused on the Healthcare and Professional Services sectors.

Marta Garrigues began her career in the technology sector, managing international R&D projects financed by the European Commission. She later developed her professional career in executive search as a Senior Partner at Korn Ferry International, where she was a member of the Global Technology Market team. Marta has also participated in numerous assessment projects within Leadership & Talent Consulting engagements. Her consulting work at Amrop is focused on the Technology, Professional Services and Media Sectors.

Christophe Muyllaert is a Partner at Amrop Peru, where he manages the Leadership and Talent practice dedicated to local and international companies. He is also responsible for the Leadership Solutions team in Peru. Christophe brings over 20 years of experience to Amrop with a specific focus on Business and HR strategy implementation both in Europe and Latin America. During his career, he has held leadership positions at Total, Peugeot and Citroën, before moving into consultancy in 2004. Prior to joining Amrop, Christophe spent 10 years with a large global recruitment and assessment firm, where he held the position of Managing Director for Brazil, responsible for establishing business in Latin America. In Brazil, as official recruitment partner for FIFA, he led the recruitment and assessment project acquiring the Executive Team for the FIFA World Cup 2014.

Cecilia Geijron Olrog has worked as an executive search consultant since 2000. Earlier in her career, she worked as a management consultant at Carta Booz Allen & Hamilton, advising clients on strategic and organizational matters. Prior to consultancy she worked some 10+ years in senior marketing positions within Consumer Products companies in Sweden and Europe (Marabou/Kraft Foods and United Biscuits). She has also worked in Talent Management for AB Electrolux, managing the global talent pool and specializing in executive assessments and leadership development. Cecilia works with senior executive and board recruitments across a range of sectors, with focus on Consumer Goods/Services and Retail.

Sonia Perdomo is responsible for the Banking and Financial Services practice in Colombia. She is a qualified lawyer and a specialist in Economic and Business law. Sonia has worked as a legal advisor for both public sector and private sector companies, such as Drummond, Aga Fano (Linde), Merck, Ferrovías and Claro (Comcel). Her career also includes over 20 years of experience in Retail and FMCG, as well as in the Services sector. She acts as an advisor on Corporate Governance in Family Businesses, and has been a principal member of the Boards of Avesco, Fiduciaria Superior and Leasing Superior.

Annie Rothe began her career in 1985 as President and Founder of Caribex Inc., an import-export firm based in San Juan. In 2000 she joined Casiano Communications, the largest Hispanic publisher of periodicals and magazines in the US, and helped them open operations in the Dominican Republic. She later joined Caribbean Property Group, one of the leading real estate investors, developers, and asset managers in the Caribbean, Central & South America, and has collaborated with Interservice Group, today one of the leading property and asset management companies in the Caribbean.

Željko Šundov is a Principal of Amrop Adria, carrying the key responsibilities for Croatia and Bosnia & Hercegovina. He began his career in the tourism sector, followed by more than 12 years in an international consultancy business. Željko has worked across several industries in different top management positions in Finance, Sales, Marketing and HR. He has also previously served as a Board Member in a large aluminum company. His broad consulting practice is focused on the FMCG, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Media, Tourism and Industrial sectors.

Ivo Wetsels brings over 25 years of Executive HR and talent management experience to Amrop, gained in companies such as Johnson Controls, Toyota and Unilever. In the past, he was also a Partner at Deloitte Consulting. With substantial international experience in complex business environments, he supports talent challenges at CEO and Board level. Ivo has developed expertise working with Manufacturing, Technology, Professional Services and Life Sciences organizations, both in Belgium and internationally. Ivo is also experienced in the area of Private Equity.