Korn Ferry
Ignacio Gagliardi

Ignacio Gagliardi

Office Managing Director


Ignacio Gagliardi is a Office Managing Director for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Quito office.

As the Office Managing Director of Korn Ferry International Ecuador, Mr. Gagliardi manages relationships and projects in key clients. He helps organizations implement their strategies by supporting organization boards and executive teams in the decision-making process, and with organizational and talent management.

Mr. Gagliardi became a Partner of Hay Group after a successful international career. He joined Hay Group in Argentina, launched our office in Peru, worked in the Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador offices.

Mr. Gagliardi developed a wide expertise in his more than twenty years in the organization and talent field, and more than twelve years working with all the business solutions and services of Korn Ferry Hay Group, including corporate governance, board effectiveness, family owned businesses, strategy implementation, mergers and acquisitions, globalization, innovation, organizational design, workforce planning and sizing, job evaluation, reward strategies design, leadership and talent, executive assessment, competency management, succession planning, coaching, talent strategy, employee engagement and culture, performance management, and change management

Mr. Gagliardi’s experience includes most industries, in both private and public sectors, national and multinational companies, covering countries across Latin America.

Previously, Mr. Gagliardi worked at Suez Group for Latin America managing compensation and benefits for top 500 and expatriate employees in the region.

Mr. Gagliardi is an Industrial Engineer from Buenos Aires University and has a degree in human resource strategic management from San Andres University.

He is fluent in Spanish and English and also speaks French.