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Sofía Said manages Talengo’s senior executive search projects for the Latin American market within the FMCG & retail and healthcare sectors.
She has 10 years’ experience in the commercial, marketing and entrepreneurship areas, both in Colombia and in the United States. She began her professional career in media agencies, specifically in the design and publishing area, responsible for the creation and design of campaigns for Latin American companies located in the southern United States. She combined this experience with web content editing for large accounts such as BMW, Versace, La Riviera and Korloff Colombia. She later joined C.I. Vhera Lucci as Commercial Manager of Advertising and Marketing. In 2011, Sofia decided to make a complete change in her professional career, joining a benchmark leadership and executive search consultancy in order to specialise in positions in the sales and marketing areas.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Communication from Charleston Southern University in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Iñigo Arizmendiarrieta joins Talengo in 2017 as Director to lead the Industrial practice in Mexico.
Iñigo started his professional career in the Pharmaceutical Industry, working for Wyeth Pharma first in Spain and then in Mexico. In 2005 he joins Leo Pharma in Ireland as Quality Management Director in the Penicillin Plant. In 2006, he returns to Mexico to start his own business engaged in the Representation of Spanish Industrial Companies in Mexico and Texas, with offices both in Mexico City and in Laredo, TX.
In 2013, he decides to join the professional services world as Country Manager for an Executive Search boutique in Mexico. Iñigo has lived and worked in Mexico for the last 15 years, always close to the industrial sector and the world of consulting, which has allowed him to position himself as an advisor for industrial groups in processes of growth, international expansion and professionalization of the business. He has led search processes of Senior Executives for companies operating in Mexico as well as for Mexican companies in the Agroindustry, Metal-Mechanic and Chemical Industry.
He holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Pharmacy (Universidad de Navarra) a Master´s Degree in Pharmaceutical Industry (CESIF) and an MBA (IED BS).