Jesus Castillo
International Partner

BIO

Mr. Jesus Castillo is International Partner of Contevenca, the largest executive search firm in Venezuela, with offices in Caracas, Valencia, Maracay, Maracaibo and Puerto La Cruz. Contevenca, established in 1976, is a shareholder of IIC Partners, one of the world's top 10 executive search organizations. 

Mr. Castillo has over 20 years of experience in the executive search field, having successfully conducted numerous assignments in Venezuela and other countries in Latin America, for local and multinational companies.

He holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, a Master in Business Administration and a Postgraduate Degree in Marketing. He also graduated from Cornell University's (New York) Advanced Program in Executive Search and from the Advanced Program Leading Professional Service Firms of Harvard Business School (Boston). He is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Mr. Castillo is member of the Americas Council of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) in New York, and president of the Human Resouces committee of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VENAMCHAM). He served as Director on the Board of IIC Partners worldwide, from 2009 to 2012, where he led New Partners Initiatives in Latin America. He is also member of IIC Partners' Energy and Consumer & Retail worldwide Practice Groups, the British Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce, the German Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the French Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce.