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Americo Rodrigues De Figueiredo

Advisor São Paulo Area, Brazil, BR

Experienced managing global and regional Human Resources function across North America, Central America, and Latin America.

Experienced managing global and regional Human Resources function across North America, Central America, and Latin America.

6 vouches

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Instituto Aliança Criança do Futuro


Chief Operating Officer Fellipelli Instrumentos de Diagnóstico e Desenvolvimento Organizacional February 2016 - present
Colunista da Revista Profissional & Negócios Fênix Editora November 2014 - present
HR Director | Human Resources and Facilities Director | HR General Manager | HR Vice President Lee Hecht Harrison April 2015 - February 2016
Vice President, Human Resources and Facilities Nextel Telecomunicações December 2008 - March 2015
Interim Global Vice President, Human Resources NII Holdings, Inc. May 2013 - December 2013
Human Resources Director IBM April 2008 - November 2008
Associate Professor Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa 2005 - 2006
Human Resources Director PwC May 1999 - September 2002
Associate Professor Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie July 1999 - June 2000
Human Resources General Manager Allianz Global Assistance February 1996 - September 1997
Human Resources and Administrative Deputy Director Louis Dreyfus Commodities September 1993 - July 1995
Human Resources Manager Louis Dreyfus Commodities July 1992 - August 1993
Internal Consultant for Labor Relations BRF April 1991 - April 1992
Industrial Safety and Personnel Administration Supervisor Iochpe Maxion S/A April 1990 - April 1991
Benefits and Personnel Administration Supervisor Iochpe Maxion S/A June 1989 - March 1990
Industrial Relations and Administrative Supervisor Iochpe Maxion S/A May 1988 - May 1989
Senior Analyst for Industrial Relations Iochpe Maxion S/A February 1987 - April 1988
Personnel recording and Payroll Coordinator Suzano Papel e Celulose August 1984 - October 1986
Personnel Controller Bayer November 1983 - August 1984
Senior Controls and Recording Personnel Assistant Suzano Papel e Celulose April 1983 - August 1983
Personnel Clerk Suzano Papel e Celulose September 1980 - April 1983
Personnel Assistant Diagrama Construtora Ltda. July 1979 - September 1980
Personnel Clerk Projeto Arquitetura e Construções Ltda. March 1977 - March 1979


Barrett Values Centre Methodology based on metrics to support leaders in building values-driven organizations 2015 - 2015
Insper Iniciativas de Formação e Aperfeiçoamento de Docentes 2015 - 2015
Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa Governança Empresarial 2015 - 2015
Instituto Gestalt de Vanguarda Claudio Naranjo Constelação Familiar e Organizacional Sistêmicas 2013 - 2015
Georgetown University - The McDonough School of Business Senior Leadership Development Program 2011 - 2013
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business Executive Program, Strategic Human Resource Management 2001 - 2001
Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie Business Administration 1994 - 1998
University of California, Berkeley Strategic Human Resource Management and Organizational Change 1997 - 1997
Aspect International Language School – San Francisco City Center Business English, 1995 - 1995
Fundação Getulio Vargas Human Resource Management 1992 - 1992
Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado Human Resources, 1988 - 1989
Universidade de São Paulo Industrial Management 1986 - 1987
Faculdade de Economia São Luis Business Administration 1981 - 1985

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Individualized Learning
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Higher Education
  • • Executive Education; HR Consulting

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

• Solid career in the field of Human Resources, acquired in national and multinational companies in a variety of industries, such as Telecommunications, Information Technology, Professional Services, Agricultural Commodities, Food, Automotive, Pulp & Paper and Chemical.
• Broad experience in the development, implementation and management of local and global HR programs: Talent Management and People Development, E-Cademie, Talent Review Calibration Panels, Partners Appointment, Talent Pipeline, Executive Resources bench table, Organizational Development, Sales Force and Customer Services Training, Engagement, Succession Planning, Career Development, 360o Assessment, Compensation & Benefits including Equity model, Change Management, Internal Communication, Expatriates, Labor Relations & HR Operations, Budget & Metrics, Health and Safety Workforce Management, Corporate Security, Internal Fraud Prevention, Civil Infrastructure Projects and Works, Space Plan, Properties & Utilities Management, Corporate Social Responsibility.
• Active as Executive Committee Member and Statutory Director.
• Experienced managing global and regional Human Resources function across North America, Central America, and Latin America, having also worked with India, China, Romania, Vietnam, Philippines and Egypt.
• Expertise on turn around & transformation programs, with focus on people, culture, process and structure.
• Master Science Degree in Business Administration, fluent in English and Spanish.
• HR Professional of the year in 2011 for Telecommunications Industry award by Você RH magazine, HR Professional of the 2010 award by Associação Brasileira de Treinamento e Desenvolvimento – ABTD sessão Paraná.

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Mário Luiz Lopes Bittencourt
We worked together  •  Vice-Presidente, CEAP-RH and Owner, BBCA.
Américo possui os fundamentos corretos de um executivo de RH.
Deli Matsuo
Founder, Appus. Previously Member of the Board of Directors, e.Bricks Digital.
Lais B. Passarelli
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, PASSARELLI EXECUTIVE SEARCH. Previously Board Member, INAC Global Executive Search.
Very focused executive in business
John McBride
We worked together  •  Owner, McBride&Lucius.
Americo is a passionate, high energy business leader - and leader of human capital and talent development. He brings pace, commitment, and ... amazing resilience to all his projects - and is ever ready to move the game forward. A champion of change, a developer of people, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
Luana Matos
We worked together  •  Head of Human Resources, Nextel Telecomunicações. Previously Director of Organizational Development, Nextel Telecomunicações.
Americo has great experience as trusted advisor of CEOs for technology, management consulting firms and Telecom businesses. He is one of the ... most senior HR VPs of Brazil.
Ricardo Watanabe
We worked together  •  South America CFO, White Martins. Previously VP & CFO, Nextel Telecomunicações. Wharton grad.
Senior HR professional. Experience in leading the HR function throughout different business cycles: accelerated growth, business transformat ... ion, chapter 11. Very assertive, candid and direct communication. Enjoys sharing his insights, even if not popular.

Vicente Picarelli Filho
Partner, Deloitte and HC Partner - Brazil and Latinamerica Leader, Deloitte.

Deli Matsuo
Founder, Appus. Previously Member of the Board of Directors, e.Bricks Digital.

Alessandro Bonorino
Vice President HR, IBM. Previously HR VP - World Wide Head -Talent Acquisition/Recruitment, IBM.
Alessandro is a seasoned and top-notch global HR executive with a strong IT driven business acumen.