Luis Miguel Vilatela is a Client Partner and the Country Manager for Mexico at Pedersen & Partners. Prior to joining the Executive Search industry, Mr. Vilatela gained extensive experience in Finance & Banking with HSBC Bank UK where he started his career as an Assistant Director in 1992 and subsequently relocated with HSBC to Mexico. There he served as Chief Executive Officer, Country Manager, Deputy General Director, and later was appointed as CEO, responsible for Spain and Portugal. Additionally, Mr. Vilatela has previously held several C-Level roles in such organisations as Mexico Fund-Merrill Lynch, Citibank Mexico, Bank of America and Midland Bank.
Mr. Vilatela has an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from UNAM. He speaks native Spanish, fluent English and conversational French.