Fernando Penteado is a Supply Chain & Logistics
Executive with over 15 years of experience leading operations on Latin American
markets specifically in the Consumer Goods, Cosmetics and Retail industries,
with a proven track record for building world-class operations and a strong
international expertise. He is certified on Supply Chain Management (CPSM®),
Professional Coaching (ICF International Coach Federation) and Lean Six Sigma
Champion & Green Belt).
He is the former Supply Chain Executive Director at Grupo
Exito (part of Groupe Casino France) in Colombia. Grupo Éxito, also known as
Almacenes Éxito S.A. is the largest South American retail company that operates
2,606 stores in South America, and is the leader in Retail Industry in Colombia
with more than 570 stores. In this role, he managed the entire transport and
distribution logistics infrastructure for the company at national level.
Previously, he was the Corporate Head of International Trade
and Logistics of Belcorp focusing on supply chain and strategic sourcing. In this role, he supported business growth in
all countries in which Belcorp and its brands are present, through the
implementation of "best in class" logistics models, in close
collaboration with stakeholders and cross-functional teams. He developed the
logistics structure for Belcorp’s new markets and product lines, including the
coordination of projects in Americas and Far East (India and China). Other
prominent roles in the cosmetic industry includes his experience working with
Supply Chain Management for Avon Cosmetics for almost 11 years (2001-2011).
Throughout his career, Fernando has successful led multiple
initiatives of process improvements, delivering expressive savings on logistics
optimization from (5% to 7%) . Also he has knowledge and professional
experience on financial routines, mainly regarding to inventory control and
COGS management (USGAAP). He is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Fernando.