Economist with specialization in Finance and continuous executive education in strategy, business and leadership from top ranked institutions like Ashridge Business School, during his 24 year career path, João Marcio Souza has worked in the financial services, auditing and consumer goods sectors, prior to joining his first start up experience in the Executive Search and HR Services sector.
As an Executive Search professional, Souza has built a solid experience and spotless reputation in the areas of Finance & Administration, Human Resources as well as in Top Management | C-Level recruitment for organizations of different nationalities and sizes in various industries. For over a decade he held senior leadership and business development positions inside large listed and globally renowned recruitment companies, both in Brazil and Latin America.
In December 2012, Souza shifted towards a new venture as Investor and Founder of the Talenses Group, a Brazilian Investment Holding in the Executive Search and HR Services sector, that has rapidly become a leading industry player and a market reference in Brazil. As Managing Partner & CEO, Souza is responsible for the development of Talenses Executive, a Talenses Group Company exclusively dedicated to the recruitment of Executives for Top Management, C-Suite and Board of organizations, among other services, in Brazil and Latin America.
At Talenses Executive, João Marcio Souza leads the Consumer Goods (FMCG), Life Sciences, Retail & Luxury industries and functional practices such as, Boards & Chairs, Chief Executives - CEOs, Finance Executives – CFOs and Human Resources – CHROs.
With strong interpersonal skills, he is an individual who seeks continuous guidance in his family, at work, in sports and through the contact with different cultures. Souza presents native fluency in English and has good command of Spanish.