Gabriel Alonso

Gabriel Alonso

Client Partner

Mexico City

Mr. Alonso brings to Korn Ferry over 15 years of industry experience, once serving as corporate banker and later as marketing and sales manager in the wealth management field. To date, he has nearly five years of executive search experience within the financial services field, including placing financial officers.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Alonso served as the sales and marketing manager for Afina-Pentor in Madrid, a brokerage house resulting from the joint-venture of Commerzbank and a group of Spanish investors, experienced in wealth management and financial advisory. On the product side, he handled the asset management division of Commerzbank in partnership with other asset management companies in the negotiation of distribution agreements. On the sales side, Mr. Alonso developed relationships with insurance companies, banks, savings banks, endowments and other financial intermediaries.

Previously, he worked as marketing manager for The Citibank Private Bank in Madrid, where he contributed to the launch of tailor-made investment products and also helped in the dissemination of product information to private bankers for their sales activities.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Alonso worked five years for Citibank Mexico, where he started as financial analyst of multinational companies and large, local corporations, and later served as a corporate banker where he grew and developed a diversified portfolio of corporate relationships.

Mr. Alonso earned a master's degree in Business Administration from Warwick Business School in the United Kingdom and holds a diploma from ITAM in Mexico City in Corporate Finance. He completed his studies in Business and Finance at the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City.