Hugo Lara
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Hugo Lara

Senior Client Partner, Office Managing Director, Monterrey

Hugo Lara is Senior Client Partner of Korn Ferry Mexico based in the Monterrey office.

With a solid experience in managing world class organizations, Mr. Lara has also led team efforts in commercial management areas to achieve overall results. In addition, he focuses on customer needs and people management. During the majority of his career, Mr. Lara has developed strong interpersonal and consultative skills, as well as conceptual and strategic thinking abilities based on the market.

Before joining our Firm, Mr. Lara worked at Mexichem as Global Director for the Pipes and Fittings Business. His prior experience includes working for Vitro as President and CEO. In addition, he worked for Parmalat as General Manager, being responsible for the Mexican operation. Moreover, he worked at S.C. Johnson & Son as Strategic Business Unit Manager and at Grupo Christianson as National Sales Manager. Apart from the aforementioned positions, Mr. Lara has participated in several associations and boards, such as the Board of Reagal Forest, Quality Post, Union de Credito para la Contaduria Publica (UNICCO), Grupo Prez, Nuevo Leon Clusters, the Italian Chamber of Commerce and the Mexican Association of Technicians in Inks & Coatings.

After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering at La Universidad la Salle, Mr. Lara also obtained a Master’s Degree in International Business and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from ITESM. In addition, he has attended several courses in Leadership and Effective Management.

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