Geraldo Teixeira is a Managing Director of ZRG Partners Brazil, one of the fastest growing mid-sized global executive search firms in the industry. Geraldo is based both in the São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices and is co-responsible for the company’s startup in Brazil. He is the Head of the Industrial, Infrastructure and Insurance practices in Brazil and member of the firm`s Industrial and Financial Services practices. In addition, Geraldo is a specialist in CFO searches across all industries.
Throughout his career, Geraldo has led a wide variety of C-level assignments and assessments for a vast range of clients, including, but not limited to, large multinational companies, Brazilian blue chip companies, midcap, family businesses, private equity and startups.
Prior to joining ZRG, Geraldo was a Vice President & Partner in a leading Executive Search firm in Brazil, where he served in the Financial Services and Industrial practices. At that firm Geraldo also conducted searches for the Consumer Goods, Life Sciences, Telecommunications and Education industries.
Earlier in his career, Geraldo worked for an international search firm where he initially led assignments across a broad array of industries. He later established the Financial Services practice in Rio de Janeiro, of which he later became Head.
Before entering the search industry, Geraldo held various roles covering many segments at Citibank where he worked for almost 6 years. Geraldo started his career in the logistics department working for Equant, currently known as Orange Business Services.
Geraldo holds a Bachelor`s degree in Business Administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC – Rio de Janeiro) and also attended the Advanced Program in Executive Search & Leadership Consulting from Cornell/AESC.
He is a native speaker of Portuguese, and is fluent in English.
Hobbies and Interests
Geraldo is a sports fan, especially soccer. He also loves traveling with his family.