Korn Ferry
Mariana Abbud

Mariana Abbud


São Paulo

Mariana has extensive experience in developing leaders and organizations, acquired throughout her career, both in the Human Resources practice and as a Korn Ferry consultant.

During her years with Korn Ferry, Mariana has been helping clients address their business challenges through aligning organizational needs with leadership development and broad talent management practices. Her experience includes a wide range of industries, such as Banking and Finance, Pharma, Retail, Consumer Good, Steel & Mining, Food & Beverage, among others.

In more than a decade working at different companies, Mariana Abbud has had global and local experience in Talent Management and Organizational Development, consolidating her background and expertise on those fields.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mariana was a Business Partner at Grupo Pao de Açúcar, one of the major retailer groups in Brazil. Her previous experience also includes Citibank and ABN AMRO, the latter, for which she has worked as part of the Leadership Development team at the bank's headquarter in Amsterdam.

Mariana holds her bachelor's degree in Business Administration at Mackenzie University and has also a master's of business administration degree in Human Resources from the Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP FIA).

Mariana is certified in all of Korn Ferry proprietary assessment tools and a certified coach with the Integrated Coaching Institute, and Korn Ferry - LeaderSource.

Mariana is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.