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Our Team

Our Team is comprised of seasoned group consultants who have worked in country in Latin America providing solutions for our clients through our strategic executive search process for elite talent. With offices spanning the Americas operating in Miami, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Bogota and Tampa, our Regional Research Team is able to build intellectual capital and incite the best practice for our clients. These capabilities ensure our delivery of a consistent and prosperous outcome throughout all countries.
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Jean Marie Callahan

Managing Director, Americas

Jean Callahan is one of the most respected executives in the search industry with over 20 years global experience. Jean’s strengths include a powerful mix of business and interpersonal skills plus an in-depth knowledge of global markets. These competencies, combined with her deep understanding of cultural diversity, talent alignment, and her love of people enable Ms. Callahan to offer clients an exceptional boutique experience.

In the global search industry, Ms. Callahan’s specialty is fulfilling international executive positions (C-Level, Director and senior management). She has industry specialties in pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, energy (electricity, oil and gas), financial services, industrial and telecommunications sectors. Clients appreciate her personal approach and the firm’s abilities to cross borders, working seamlessly to fulfill talent needs in diverse regional and industry markets.

Prior to founding Latin America Executive Search, Ms. Callahan was the Vice President of AT Kearney Executive Search based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She was later promoted to expand the firm’s executive search practice throughout Latin America, where she served clients in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, finance, technology, and industrial sectors. Before working with AT Kearney, Ms. Callahan led the launch of the first Brazilian office for New York based executive search firm Picard International.
Early in her career she founded World Wide Mortgage based in New York City and was Director of Shun Tak Holding, a consortium including entertainment, tourism, shipping, real estate, banking, and air transportation, based in Hong Kong. 

Ms. Callahan is founder and Vice President of the Group Executivas de São Paulo; a member of American Chamber of Brazil and Brazilian-American Chamber; a member of Board of Institute Vida Jovem, and is a trustee member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Her firm is a Certified Women Owned Business.
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Mirna Sanchez

Senior Consultant

Mirna Sanchez is a unique talent: an industrial engineer with a passion for both process and people. For over a decade, Mirna worked in her family business, DAG Consulting in Nicaragua, eventually becoming its President in 2017 after the death of her father, the company’s founder. Mirna was responsible for DAG’s clients across the Central American region directing projects including strategy, management, human resources, commercial, distribution and financial improvement. She developed a portfolio of skills including executive coaching, team building, talent management, strategy and organizational process. 

As DAG President, Mirna maintained and grew the firm’s client base, honoring and extending her father’s legacy. Her attention to process detail and love of systems combined with her knowledge of culture and people to produce business results. Her ability to quickly understand complex issues and cultural patterns, and her commitment to communication, individual and team performance helped clients create successful work environments. 

In 2018, Mirna moved to the United States and joined Latin America Executive Search Consultants because she felt aligned with the company’s values, high standards and personal approach. As a Senior Consultant, she brings her unique knowledge and expertise to the firm’s service offerings: CEO succession planning, board assessments, corporate governance, and the recruitment of senior executives, chairmen, and directors. 

Mirna has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and postgraduate work in Operations and Logistics from Universidad Americana (UAM) in Managua, Nicaragua. She is fluent in Spanish and English. She looks forward to working with clients to manage and grow success – no matter what culture you live in, no matter what industry you work in, no matter what challenges you face.

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Priscilla Motte

Partner, Europe & Middle East

Priscilla Motte expands the global reach and capabilities we offer our clients, sharing her extensive experience and unparalleled resource network. As a founding partner at BHC & Partners Executive Search headquartered in Paris, she provides senior level executive search services across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. 

For over fifteen years, clients have relied on Priscilla as a trusted partner with a dedication to precision leadership assessment and delivering timely results while maintaining high quality standards. Her understanding of regional and cultural priorities allows her to help clients across borders and in diverse organizations. 

Priscilla has a wealth of experience recruiting in senior level executive search, with specialties in healthcare, life sciences, industrial and consumer goods, covering positions at C-level, president, and general management. Her expertise spans functional areas which include human resources, sales and marketing, public affairs and communication, regulatory affairs, medical and clinical, quality, purchasing, R&D, manufacturing and technical operations. She has conducted over 200 searches for start-ups, mid-size and multinational companies across Europe.

Before founding BHC, Priscilla built a trusted network through her success as Principal for the healthcare and life sciences practice of Eric Salmon & Partners, one of the most recognized search firms in Europe. Previously, she was responsible for the European healthcare and life sciences practice of Neumann International. Prior to this, she was responsible for the leadership search business as A.T. Kearney’s Vice President in Paris. Priscilla began her career with Xerox in London, where she was in charge of marketing and sales, then human resources. 

She holds a BA in Business Studies from Humberside Polytechnic School (UK) and Master’s Degrees in Management Strategy and Human Resources. She is also certified in Executive Coaching, Process Communication Management (PCM) and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).

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Nancy Krauss

Senior Consultant

Nancy Krauss is a seasoned learning and organizational development practitioner with a proven track record improving workplace performance and employee engagement. Her extensive industry and consulting experience enables her to identify and harness the competencies and critical success factors that drive high-performing leaders and teams.

Nancy’s practical, process-based approach succeeds because she focuses on identifying causes and assessing true workplace needs in order to design solutions that align talent with systems to achieve goals. Her expertise combines in-depth knowledge of competency modeling and learning design with an extensive background in hands-on strategic implementation.

Recognized for creativity and intellectual horsepower, Nancy is also appreciated for her ability to connect with people. She approaches complex issues with a sense of curiosity and love of discovery, and clients enjoy her tact and the sense of playfulness she brings to every project. Nancy has worked with a wide range of clients including : Ryder, Cisco LATAM, Carnival Cruise Line, Burger King Corporation, Miami FBI, MasTec Network Solutions, YMCA Miami; Miami Dade College, and the University of Miami.

Nancy is an Organization Development Certified Professional, an InSync Learning Virtual Facilitator, an AchieveGlobal Facilitator, and is certified in National Training Lab Team Building and Lominger Coaching for Development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology from the University of Miami.
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Kevin Hearne

Director of Operations, Americas

With 8 years in International Executive Search experience, Mr. Hearne Joined Latin America Executive Search Consultants in 2012.

Mr. Hearne has experience in Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Capital Goods, Chemical and Agribusiness, Consulting and Consumer Goods.

Mr. Hearne Manages the Research Team, Sets Strategy for Search Assignments, all Database Management, defines Processes and Procedures for the Company. He is the Regional Project Director for Executive Search assignments in Latin America, and oversees all project Metrics for the Company. Mr. Hearne Develops Search Tools, analyzes Recruitment Trends, and instills Best Practices in Executive Search.

Mr. Hearne attended the University of South Florida, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.

Yves Kerbiriou

Partner
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Founder & Managing Partner, KFG Conseil

For over 40 years, Yves Kerbiriou has developed a balanced career between Industry and Consulting: having spent +20 years in senior positions mostly in the Luxury industry, he then occupied for the next +20 years senior consulting positions in leading international Executive Search firms.

Having started his career as a Lawyer with Bouygues, he joined Moët-Hennessy where he became Secretary General. After the merger with Louis Vuitton, he was appointed Corporate Affairs Director, then Group Deputy-Human Resources Director of LVMH. Later, in the Fashion business, he became the Human Resources Director of Promod.

In Executive Search, Yves held Partner positions in the Paris offices of Ray & Berndtson (now Odgers Berndtson) and Eurosearch (now Exec Avenue) before joining Sterling International/Aiming in 2005. In 2010, he founded his own firm, KFG Conseil.

His field of expertise covers mainly Fashion, Branded & Luxury goods, Retail/ e-Commerce, Manufacturing and Services (Insurance, Consulting, Logistics, Real Estate, Media) both in the B2C and B2B sectors. His range of assignments extends from Management Committee (Sales & Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, Digital, Supply Chain, etc.) to C-Suite positions, at French, EMEA or Worldwide level, for clients in Europe, the USA Japan and Asia.

Besides Executive Search, Yves also focuses on Management Audits and Leadership Assessments.

A graduate of the INSEAD MBA program, Yves holds a BA in Political Science from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (“Sciences Po”) and a Master of Law from Paris University (Pantheon/Sorbonne). He speaks fluent French and English. He is also a certified Practitioner of MBTI Steps I & II, 16PF6, Cubiks 360° and Strong.

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Fabrice Detalle

Partner / Senior Consultant, Europe

Fabrice Detalle spent over 20 years in various industries leading Human Resources for multinational & SMEs companies . After a long history as Human Resources Director, Fabrice decided to create FDRH Conseil with the objective to develop and train senior executives and Talents. After working for MSD in the pharmaceuticals industry, Fabrice graduated as a Coach for Senior Executives and started to coach and mentor executives across all industries. He also graduated in Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement while he was working at MSD. Fabrice is able to support companies and senior executives in : change management, executives ‘ training and development strategies, coaching senior executives and Talents to help them improve their Leadership and Performance. He specializes in change management, executive coaching, leadership assessment, leadership development & training and , succession planning.

A graduate of the CIFFFOP with Masters in Human Resources Management.

Daniela-Fumigalli

Daniela Fumigalli

Partner / Senior Consultant
Italy, Greece, Spain & Portugal

Daniela Fumigalli is based in Milan and is Senior Consultant for South Europe.

She has 20 years of experience in Executive Search and is based in Milan. Prior to this, she has worked as an HR consultant and Head of research department for two different executive search boutique in Milan. Her earlier career was with TMP Worldwide working as an associate and she was responsible for Consumer, Retail, Fashion & Luxury Goods. She has a wealth of experience in Consumer goods, Retail and Industrial covering: President, General Management, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Purchasing and, Tech Ops.

She holds a Political Science Degree from the University of Studies in Milan.

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Sophie Laleman

Partner / Senior Consultant
Europe, Middle East & Africa

Sophie has over 15 years of experience in human resources and Leadership consulting. She has worked as a human resources consultant and coach for mid-size and multinational private and public companies.

She has a Master in Law and she is certified in NLP and in the Human Element (Leadership – Will Shutz).

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