Mario has wide professional experience that has helped him develop his analytical and numerical skills as well as his capabilities to coordinate work teams in order to plan and implement business strategies.

More than 10 years ago, he started his career in the manufacturing industry; but after two years, he joined the banking industry managing IT-based process improvement projects. In 2010, he moved to Chile to pursue a more international-oriented career, but it was in Argentina where he finally found a multicultural environment.

When he first started working at Axialent, he was responsible for the expenditure process, but then he gradually became in charge of finance and management. His analytical profile and good relationship with the team helped him to coordinate the financial planning process. Although he left Axialent for a year and worked as a financial manager in a technology consulting firm, highly motivated he went back to Axialent to become a project manager and thus develop his full professional and personal potential.

Mario graduated as an industrial engineer at UCA El Salvador and has a master’s degree in business administration from Universidad de Chile, where he had the opportunity to participate in a student exchange program at HHL University in Leipzig, Germany. There, he not only acquired cultural experience but also learned about the administration of global companies.

Mario lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with his wife and daughter. He highly enjoys going on cultural trips, which arise his curiosity on economic history. In his free time, he likes reading, tasting new dishes, running, mountain biking and spending time with his family on the beach.

 

Edvard is a consultant with more than 35 years of experience in projects of strategic alignment and change management. He is a professor of human resources in Master of Business Administration and Graduate courses in the areas of leadership and people management as well as in team development at FIA USP, and power and influence at FDC. He was a professor of leadership at São Paulo Business School.

He is a specialist in cultural transformation, building leadership development processes, including executive coaching, tailor-made solutions in programs of training and preparation of leaders, deepening self-awareness and work environment awareness.

Edvard has worked in the human resources area for more than 20 years. He worked in companies such as TRW do Brasil, Saab Scania do Brasil, Brosol – Bromberg e Solex, Corporação Bonfiglioli, Grupo Bompreço and Editora Abril.

He is a psychologist, specialized in human resources administration by FGV/SP and post-graduated in business administration. Edvard holds credits from the Masters of Science in Management by the California American University. He has studied leading organizational change at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Rolf has been working for 10 years with Axialent and other international consulting firms, specializing in leadership development for senior executives. Rolf worked with senior leadership teams at several companies across the world including France’s largest insurance company, Brazil’s largest retailer, and one of the largest United States banks. In each case, he helped design and implement culture change programs and acted as a coach to the leadership team. Before that, Rolf worked for four years as a founding partner at Sustainomics, a consulting firm focused on supply management, low-cost country/global sourcing (mainly focused on China) and organizational transformation.

Before this, Rolf was a senior principal with the international consulting firm A.T. Kearney, where he worked for 10 years in the New York City office. In this role, he led various projects in strategy, organizational design and the supply chain area. As a leader of the Strategic Sourcing practice, he led various international projects, yielding more than $400 million in annual savings. Rolf also developed a performance measurement tool for A.T. Kearney that linked shareholder value to individual performance indicators. Rolf was also responsible for the training and recruiting of consultants, both at A.T. Kearney and Sustainomics.

Rolf worked in various parts of the world, also doing projects with Andersen Consulting in Germany and Braxton Associates in London.

Rolf has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of Finance and a postgraduate diploma in economics from the London School of Economics.

Today, Rolf lives in Munich, Germany. He is married and has two children. Rolf loves to play tennis, and he recently achieved a personal goal, completing the New York City Marathon in less than four hours.

Marisa has been a member of the Axialent community since 2010. She is an experienced project manager who has dealt with a large amount of projects in several regions like Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Both an Argentinian and Swiss citizen, she graduated in science of communication from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and holds a master’s degree in management and commercial administration from Escuela Europea de Administración y Empresa from Madrid, Spain.

Marisa is a team player who likes changes and challenges. She has worked in Argentina and Switzerland in different branches and places ranging from large multinationals to international tribunals. In addition, Marisa has a keen interest in volunteerism and has worked for different nonprofit organizations.

She is fluent in Spanish, English and German and has a good Italian level.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she currently lives in Winterthur, Switzerland, with her family. In her spare time, Marisa enjoys swimming and traveling to new destinations and indulges her love of books, puzzles and movies.

She also has a great interest in history, philosophy and humanitarian affairs.

Camila holds a Business Administration degree from the Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales, city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Four years ago, she joined Axialent’s finance department and then became a project manager.

She has knowledge and experience in the management of figures, particularly in budgeting, and in the follow-up of projects’ income and costs. She specializes in project management, and her strengths are coordination agility and practicality and, mainly, human relations.

At present, she collaborates with clients from different Latin American countries.

Camila considers that the alignment between the values of the company where she works and her own values is essential, prompting her to offer her maximum potential in every situation that she faces.

She enjoys traveling and loves to visit new places and learn new cultures. She is interested in photography, theater and dancing. In her free time, she enjoys practicing sports as well as cooking and spending time with her close relatives.

In her daily work, Pia combines her extensive experience in management and administration with her passion for conscious business and organizational culture change. She has a master’s degree in development studies from Uppsala University and a bachelor’s degree in social science from Stockholm University.

Throughout her upbringing, she lived in various contrasting countries of Northern Africa, Latin America and Scandinavia. This gave her vast experience interacting with people from different cultures, a sense of respect and curiosity for the foreign, and a valuable ability to adapt to new contexts. With her multicultural experience, she is fluent in Spanish, French, English, Swedish and Portuguese.

She began working in the world of management consulting 10 years ago. When joining Axialent, Pia found a home that represented both her personal and professional values and offered exciting opportunities working in a true global environment. She has been recognized in 2008 for her Commitment to Excellence and in 2012 for Client Centricity for her outstanding commitment to serve our clients and provide them with the best Axialent experience.

Pia worked in various areas such as the diagnostics department where she was in charge of administrating and delivering a high volume of quantitative and qualitative assessment tools to internal and external clients. She also worked in the sales and marketing department where she, among others, coordinated the translation of the website and the 10-year company celebration.

In 2013, she joined the project management team, specializing in European and global accounts with clients in industries such as financial services, telecommunications, retail and consumer goods, and government and nonprofit organizations. Among others, she is skilled in strategic and business planning and culture change processes. In 2017, she became certified in culture analysis by Axialent University; and in January 2018, she was appointed engagement manager.

She is currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In her free time, she enjoys training and dancing as well as spending time with family and friends.

Franco loves to help clients improve their business performance and global reach through a human and comprehensive approach, combining both quantitative and qualitative methods to succeed and grow. He flourishes working in dynamic environments with a global perspective, with colleagues of diverse cultures, and he learns from daily challenges and seeks to spread this feeling to colleagues and clients.

Franco holds an undergraduate degree in international affairs, during which he completed an exchange program in Washington, D.C. In 2011, Franco joined Axialent for the first time, managing projects in Brazil, Latin America’s largest market. Franco lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a child. He enjoys working closely with Brazilian clients and consultants and understands the local culture, challenges and opportunities.

After gaining professional experience in the e-commerce sector in Argentina, Franco felt it was time to deepen his international exposure and take his career to the next level. He moved to the United Kingdom and earned a Master of Science degree in international political economy from the London School of Economics. Franco then worked as an associate consultant for the Western Europe team of a global risk assessment, integrity and business intelligence consulting company. This experience further nurtured his international and multicultural spirit and strengthened his consulting sector knowledge and business acumen.

In 2017, Franco returned to Argentina with the objective of deploying his experience in a global organization. He rejoined Axialent as a project manager, working on cross-regional projects, to help fulfill his vision of building a bridge between business needs and a more human approach with sustainable practices. He currently helps a leading global social media company consolidate its Protagonist and Learner mindsets while improving business results as well as growing the project from a regional Latin America reach to a comprehensive global program.

In his free time, Franco enjoys traveling, playing sports, reading, meeting new people and spending time with family and friends.

Charlie has been related to Axialent since the beginning, supporting its growth and expansion in the different countries where Axialent is present through its subsidiaries. As a chief financial officer and director, he is responsible for all the accounting, financial, legal, tax, planning, management control and compliance processes, including all Axialent shareholder-related issues.

He graduated as an accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in administration from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He started his working career and professional training at Price Waterhouse Audit Department. Before joining Axialent, he was part of the team of strategic planning at Banco Bansud. Afterward, he served as administrative manager at Heller Financial Bank.

Charlie lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and enjoys traveling and cooking for his friends.

Frank Dannenhauer is a trusted advisor and caring thought partner and coach for executives. He draws from more than 20 years’ industry experience in senior strategic and operational roles in the technology domain and leading teams in more than 40 countries across the globe. He has a strong track record in leading large-scale transformation programs, namely shifts of strategy, globalization, mergers and acquisitions, downsizing and restructuring.

His passion is to help individuals and organisations to connect to their true nature and grow, especially in challenging times.

Frank had a long and successful career with Merck, a leading pharmaceuticals and chemicals group in Germany. He then created his consulting and coaching company in Switzerland, working for clients across industries, for example in automotive, pharmaceuticals and in agile development centres.

Frank holds a Master of Business Administration. Additionally, he holds an executive master’s degree in clinical organisational psychology from INSEAD, France. Today, Frank lives near Frankfurt in Germany.

Constanza currently works as client engagement director the region of Argentina.

In her daily work, she combines her extensive experience in management and administration with her new passion as a consultant for organizational culture change and coach.

With more than 15 years of experience in multinational companies and telecommunications technology, she served as a leader in various positions: manager of business analysis, market manager of product, special projects manager and investor relations.

Connie began her career at MetroRED Argentina where she worked for six years in the commercial area and then was transferred to the subsidiary of Mexico. There she devoted herself to the development of business plans for new business, defining and implementing design projects and business models.

Back in Argentina, Connie decided to turn around her career and joined Axialent as business manager in Europe, with the idea of applying her business skills and also develop as a coach and consultant.

She was promoted to CFO the following year. In this role, she joined the company in its process of restructuring and change of leadership. Currently, she is responsible for market development in Argentina where she designed the strategy and sales process in the region, branding and management of P & L.

She has also served as facilitator and consultant on cultural projects with local customers. She has been trained as a coach. Connie has a degree in business administration from the Catholic University Argentina and has a graduate specialization in marketing from the University of San Andrés. She has been recognized as Employee of the Year several times and with the President’s Club Award in recognition of outstanding performance and commitment to the organization.

She was born in Buenos Aires and lives with her husband and two children. She enjoys cooking, skating, playing tennis and skiing.