Equipo de Peru

Jaime Villafuerte, Managing Partner

Professional Career

  • 2015-2016 SVP, Director of Continuous Improvement, USAmeriBank

  • 2011-2014 Director Lean Six Sigma, Jabil, Inc.

  • 2008-2011 Lean Operations Manager, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

  • 2004-2008 Operations Excellence Leader, Jabil, Inc.

  • 1997-2002 Project Manager, Banco de Credito del Peru, Lima, Peru,

Professional Expertise

  • 19 years of hands-on experience implementing Lean,

  • Six Sigma and Operational Excellence around the world

  • Co-author “Creating a Kaizen Culture,” McGraw Hill, 2013

  • Author “Lean Six Sigma Deployment Memory Jogger” , GOAL/QPC, 2012

  • Baldrige National Quality Examiner 2010

Education and Training

  • 2014 Executive MBA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT

  • 2004 Operations, Master, University of Florida

  • 1994 Industrial Engineering, B.S. PUCP, Peru

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASQ, 2012

  • Lean Practitioner, ASQ Shingo Prize, 2011

  • Project Management Professional, PMI, 2006

  • Certified Quality Engineer, ASQ, 2005  

Fernando Reategui, CEO

Professional Career

  • 2014-2015 Business Development Director-Perú Regional Office, Promundial Consulting

  • 2001-2011 Professor of Quality and Process Management at ESAN and PUCP

  • 1998-2013 Strategic Planning, Quality, Process Engineering, Risk and Corporate Social Responsibility-CSR Manager, Profuturo AFP

  • 1993-1996 Operations, Finance, Customer Service Leader, AFP Nueva Vida

  • 1992-1993 Product Manager, Cosapi Data

Professional Expertise

  • 20 years of experience in managerial positions in Consulting, Finance and IT firms.

  • Specialized in Lean, Six Sigma, Applied Statistics, Quality Management, ISO9001, Management Integrated Systems, Strategic Planning, Human Resources and CSR.

  • Iberoamerican Quality Award Winner, Profuturo AFP 2003

  • National Quality Award Winner, Profuturo AFP 2001, 2003

  • ISO 9001: 2000 Registration for all processes and branches, Profuturo AFP 2002

Education and Training

  • 2004 Program on Corporate Management for Latin America, AOTS, Nagoya, Japón

  • 2004 Executive Development Program, PAD Business School, Universidad de Piura

  • 1998 Master in Business Administration, ESAN

  • 1995 Graduate Program in Finance-PADE, ESAN

  • 1991 Industrial Engineer, PUCP

  • Certified in Lean Manufacturing, CETAM-PUCP  2015

  • Six Sigma Black Belt, BS Grupo 2010

  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor-IRCA, SGS  2010

  • Internal Auditor ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, SGS  2010

  • Iberoamerican Quality Award Examiner, SNI  2000

  • National Quality Award Examiner, SNI  1998

Gonzalo Freyre, Executive Vice Chairman

Professional Career

  • 2013-2015 Director of Business Development, Minsur S.A., Breca Group

  • 2010-2012 General Manager, Cia. Minera Raura S.A., Breca Group, Peru

  • 2008-2010 Project Manager, Phosphate Project, Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A., Hochschild Group

  • 2004-2008 Country Manager, General Manager, Hochschild Mining Argentina, Hochschild Mining PLC

  • 1996-2004 General Manager, Cia. Minera Pativilca S.A., Cia. Minera Huaron S.A. and Cia. Minera Selene S.A.C., Hochschild Group

Professional Expertise

  • 25+ years of experience in Mining and Cement Industry.

  • Leading companies and managing projects in Peru and Argentina.

  • Highly focused on business results through team leadership and strategic analysis.

  • Developing people and building long-term relationships with stake-holders.

Education and Training

  • 2010 Member of Mining Engineers Institute, Peru

  • 2002 Senior Management Program, Universidad de Piura, Peru

  • 1996 Master in Business Administration, ESAN, Peru

  • 1990 Industrial Engineering, B.S. PUCP, Peru

Luis Ernesto Nuñez, Managing Partner

Professional Career

  • 2015-2016 Senior Consultant, Synergos - Strategy & Management Consulting

  • 2006-2015 Process Improvement Chief, Tecnológica de Alimentos S.A., Lima, Peru

  • 1997-2006 IT Chief, Grupo Sipesa S.A., Lima, Peru

  • 1996-1997 Freelance Consultant

  • 1990-1996 Project Manager, BDO - Compandina, Lima, Peru

Professional Expertise

  • 20 years experience in the fishing industry developing projects focused on process improvement and innovation.

  • Specialized in continuous improvement, strategic planning and implementation and application of models of excellence in management.

Education and Training

  • 2016 Diploma in Lean Manufacturing, CETAM - PUCP, Lima, Peru

  • 2010 Master in Administration and Management Skill, EADA, Barcelona, Spain and CENTRUM, Lima, Peru

  • 1990 Industrial Engineering, B.S. PUCP, Lima, Peru

  • Certified as Evaluator of the National Award for Quality Center Industrial Development (CDI) of SNI

  • Process Redesing, Folke Kafka Seminarium, Univ. del Pacifico, Lima, Peru

  • ISO 9001 - Process Management, Germanischer Lloyd, Lima, Peru

Esteban Gerkes, Managing Partner

Professional Career

  • 2015-2016 Lean Six Sigma Consultant and Trainer

  • 2015–2016 University Professor of Process Improvement and Operations Management at Centrum Católica and Universidad del Pacífico.

  • 2013-2015 Director of Operations, La Positiva Sanitas EPS. Lima, Peru

  • 2012-2013 Senior Process Consultant, Aviva Canada, Toronto, Canada

  • 2012 Senior Operations Consultant, RSA Group Canada, Toronto, Canada

  • 2009-2011 Senior Operations Manager, Pacifico Seguros Lima, Peru

Professional Expertise

  • 20 years of experience in Operations Management and Process Improvement within leading multinational companies in Canada and Peru.

  • Expert in Lean, Six Sigma, Process Improvement, Quality Management and Operations Management.

Education and Training

  • 2010 ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

  • 2008 Post Master of Business Administration, McGill University, Montreal , Canada

  • 1995 Master of Business Administration, PAD Business School, Universidad de Piura

  • 1990 Bachelor of Science major in Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

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