Luiz is an accomplished C-Level global executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in highly regulated materials, specialty chemicals markets.

Luiz has transformed organizations in turbulent times by revitalizing key elements of their operating model.  He has guided teams in becoming laser focused on building Customer intimacy and advancing innovation strategies to strengthen competitive positioning and focus.  Thriving in times of rapid change and complexity with expertise in developing high performing teams across cultures. His inclusive and persuasive leadership style drives agility and teamwork across the organization adapting experiences with situations to deliver robust client outcomes.

Focus Areas:

  • POST M&A Integration: Skilled in developing and executing on growth strategies to evolve the organization and its culture.
  • INNOVATION: Develop, refine, and launch of products and product platforms.
  • SALES & OPERATIONS PLANNING: Optimization of go-to-market models, processes, and assets.
  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Results driven coaching on leading through major changes, rebuilding teams, and transforming organizations into high performing teams.
  • TALENT DEVELOPMENT: Passion for leveraging people’s strengths, developing, coaching, and mentoring ascending high potentials within organizations. Guiding the diversity and inclusion process, achieving higher levels of employee engagement.

Board Experience

  • Globe Healer Inc. (Healthcare technology 2017-present) Advisory Board
  • Aethos Inc. (AR/VR Technology start-up 2017-present) Advisory Board
  • The Franklin Institute (Nonprofit 2016-Present) Board of Trustees
  • Color Pigments Manufactures Association (2002-20) FMR Chairman and Member of the Board of Governors
  • Shift Worldwide Inc.  (Technology start-up company 2009-2011) Board of Directors

Professional Accolades

  • EIBS China-Europe International Business School – Leading and Doing business In China
  • INSEAD – Innovation, Coaching, and Growth Program
  • Stephen Rhinesmith Inc. – Global Leadership Program – Leading Change and decision processes
  • Schranner Negotiation Institute – Qualified Negotiator Program
  • Insights Inc. – Insights Discovery Program – Teambuilding though understanding
  • Somersault Innovation – Design Thinking for Innovation Program