International Team

Rodrigo Quezada Dighero, International Business Director – Latin America 
Based in Chile, Rodrigo is a seasoned international sales and marketing, strategy and organization transformation professional who works with companies around the world to grow revenue and improve organizational efficiency. His expertise is in finding commercialization and geographic expansion opportunities, and ensuring businesses achieve and sustain superior overall performance. He works closely with key internal stakeholders to create the environment and capabilities to foster growth, and has a long and successful track record of bringing outstanding results to clients across a wide range of industries.

Rodrigo in the past worked as an Executive Management Consultant at Gap International, a strategy and organizational change consulting firm that works with Global 500 companies around the world. A native Spanish speaker, Rodrigo is fluent in Portuguese and English, conversational in French, and has a basic proficiency in Italian. Rodrigo obtained his MBA in Global Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and earned a BS in Engineering with an Industrial Civil Engineering Degree from Universidad de Chile.

Sergio Loureiro, Senior International Business Developer - Europe
Sergio is a seasoned international business-development consultant who uses his broad hands-on experience and talents to build successful global enterprises. His in-depth experience includes work in Europe, South America and the USA in several sectors that include retail, energy, insurance, consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. He recently returned from a 30-month period living between Portugal, Brazil and the USA.

Sergio began his career in sales, marketing and finance in Portugal with M&M/Mars and Seagram Spirits and Wine. After moving to the US, Sergio held positions in financial management with Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan Chase. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the School of Biotechnology – Catholic University in Portugal and an MBA from UW-Madison School of Business.  A Portuguese citizen born in Africa, Sergio is an active traveler fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish and French. He resides in Lisbon.

Pablo Cadiz, International Business Developer - Latin America
Pablo brings his extensive global operations and logistics background to the EMW team with more than a decade of experience leading teams and organizations in the design, implementation and delivery of business and operational strategic programs and plans. Earlier in his career, he worked for a multi-national North American company, and worked to develop and introduce a variety of both B2B and B2C products and services to different markets and industries. Traveling the globe while working on various initiatives, Pablo's goal is to always deliver operational excellence and find every opportunity for process improvement. He also has a solid background in marketing, brand management, and sales and management consulting at both the strategic and operational levels.

Pablo earned a BS in Engineering as well as an Industrial Civil Engineering Degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He  holds a Six Sigma® Black Belt Certification, DFSS and DMAIC, as well as a Diploma in Marketing Leadership Development from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Pablo is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Charlie Minard, International Business Associate
Charlie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has worked for a top international accounting firm focusing on clients in South America. An American, Charlie has a unique background as he has lived and worked in Medellín, Colombia; Rio de Janerio and Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a key role in the market development efforts of EMW’s clients.

Charlie currently divides his time between Brazil and Colombia. He speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish, and has special knowledge of the Brazilian culture, business environment, and overall economic climate, which makes him ideally suited for helping companies enter Brazil.  He received his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in accounting.