• HR Regional Manager (Central America & Caribbean)

    at Novo Nordisk

    January 2016 - December 2017

    Provincia de Panamá

    Responsible of all HR sub systems for Central Latin America Team Site (Compensation & Benefits, Training & Developement, Recruiting, OD, Change Management) , reporting to GM and Brazil Head Quarter. Act as business partner and advisor to the management team, regarding workforce planning, communication, organizational developement, succession management, performance management, change management & coaching. Responsible for related HR duties and tasks in different countries with different temas, labour environments and cultures. Responsible to manage the recruitment, selection and integration of employees across Central America and Caribbean Countries, guarantee an eficcient training and development plan in line with individual and company goals, Responsible of ensuring a positive and engaging working environment. Responsible for the compensation and benefits management, guaranteeing the internal equity and the external competivity of the salary structure.

  • HR Senior Manager

    at Samsung

    November 2014 - May 2015

    Provincia de Panamá

    Responsible for the HR Department for Panamá site (250 people), leading an 8 HR Professionals team. The main responsibilities were based on planning, control and manage the HR strategy. Reporting to HR Regional Director / Panamá & HR LATAM Director / Sao Paulo Direct report of 8 HR Professionals MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS: · Analysis and upgrade of the compensation structure using Mercer’s methodology. · Establishment of a formal communication approach with all the employees through focus groups and internal activities in order to align the HR strategy to the Employees expectations resulting this in a new HR action plan. · Leading of a special recruitment process of 40 positions in 3 months through a well executed project management, 35 of 40 positions were filled.

  • HR Director Colombia, Central America & Caribbean

    at Laboratorios Servier

    October 2013 - September 2014

    Bogotá D.E.

    Responsible of all the sub systems in HR for two different sites, Colombia and Central America (Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba). Reporting to Colombia General Manager / Central America General Manager & HR Report: HR EMAL Manager / Paris Direct report of 1 HR Professional Travel Time: 50% - 60% MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS: · Startup of Colombia´s affiliate in Bogotá leading the project with a strategic analysis of the country/situation and supported by local providers and stakeholders. Led together with the General Manager and with the support of Head Quarter team, all the administrative, legal and HR activities to open the affiliate and run the operation. · Recruitment of 41 people in 3 months to start the operation in Colombia using different interview techniques adapted to the local culture and the positions requested (70% mainly sales, 30% Back office) · Zero regrettable rotation during Q4 2013 – Q3 2014

  • HR Director Venezuela, Central America & Caribbean

    at Laboratorios Servier

    January 2008 - September 2013

    Distrito Capital

    Responsible for all Human Resources and Labor Relations subsystems in Venezuela. Responsible for Recruitment and Selection of personnel for Central America area. Reporting to Venezuela`s General Manager / Central America General Manager & HR EMAL Manager in Paris Direct report of 2 HR Professionals Travel Time: 45% MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS: · Negotiation of 2 collective agreements as member of the Venezuelan Drugs Chamber, analyzing and giving proposals for the economic clauses. · Reorganization of the HR structure and processes with lack of resources using strategic planning, flexibility and change management. · Rotation level

  • HR Coordinator

    at DaimlerChrysler

    July 2005 - December 2007


    Coordinate and execute selection, compensation, administration of salaries and payroll processes, training, Development and regional projects such as Great Place to work, skills performance evaluation for the Valencia plant employees (250 approx.) and for the Financial Services Caracas Daimler Chrysler employees (30approx.) Participation on the Collective Agreement Team to prepare the Company ́s Agreement Proposal. Constant relation and negotiation with the Union representatives about daily operative issues. Direct Report: General Manager Travel Time: 25%

  • Human Performance Consultant

    at Accenture

    October 2004 - June 2005

    Distrito Capital

    Consultancy in communication and Hi-Technology (C&HT) Area in the Human Resources Development and Training (Coaching) Area, focus in the Training Development Strategy area (CANTV Project). Direct Report: Project Manager

  • HR Chief

    at Panalpina

    January 2003 - August 2004

    Distrito Capital

    Recruitment, social welfare, training and HR projects at the level of the "Americas" area (Performance Evaluation, Handbook, etc), statistical reports of Headcount, FTE's, Turnover, Salaries, compensation, etc.

  • HR Advisor

    at Consultores UCAB

    October 2001 - January 2003

    Distrito Capital

    Project: CADAFE Salary structure evaluation (Nov. 2002), Job evaluation reviews and update. Diagnosis development and Salary Structure design for executive personnel. Job analysis vs. market, compensation development policies and salary adjustment scale design for the 1st trimester of 2003. Audit and assessment in several processes related to Human Resources Department. Projects: FEDERAL ATTORNEY GENERAL´S OFFICE & ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTRY Organization structure design, improvement and classification, compensation (salary) and career development for the Federal Attorney General´s Office and Environmental Ministry Personnel, through policy and actual practice (2001) review and diagnosis as an specific accordance for the Development of Institute Internal Regulations and Career Statute.

  • HRBP

    at DHL

    January 2000 - September 2001

    Distrito Capital

    Responsible for Selection, recruitment and advisory for over 200 employees of 6 departments and 2 regions in the country. Responsible of Compensation areas and its different processes (job descriptions, job evaluation by HAY GROUP METHODOLOGY, Job Analysis vs. market, achievement of salaries increments (increases) markets and inflation rate). Direct Report: Human Resources Manager.



    at The George Washingtong University

    2017 - 2018 (1 year)

  • HR Labor Law Diploma

    at Universidad Interamericana de Panam'a

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Provincia de Panamá

  • Master Executive of Human Resources Management

    at Escuela de Organización Industrial de España / Universidad Católica Andrés Bello

    2010 - 2010 (1 year) Distrito Capital

  • Bachelor's degree of Human Resources (Compensation Emphasis)

    at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello

    1995 - 2000 (5 years) Distrito Capital


  • Spanish Native

  • English Negotiation

  • French Elementary

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