Edgar Gutiérrez

Global Practitioner

Edgar brings to Exetor multi-cultural/multi-industry experience and knowledge across a range of disciplines, including strategy development, change management, process simplification and sales effectiveness. He has served clients in the public and mainly in the private sector in L.A. countries. He has over 15 years of experience in designing and implementing Management Consulting and Training Programs, 3 years of which were based in England as part of the Unilever senior consulting team.

He has over 20 years of experience in strategic positions working for large multinational corporations in L.A. countries and in England – Exxon-Mobil (Oil & Gas and Chemicals), Unilever Andina, Unilever UK, Monsanto and Carvajal SA, among others. Prior to joining Exetor, through his own firm DRIVE Consulting, has worked with clients and their leadership teams in different industries such as oil & gas, chemicals, telecom, petrochemicals, consumer goods, insurance, technology, pharmaceuticals and energy. Some clients include Shell, B.P., BASF, DuPont, PROPILCO, Claro-Telecom, Tetra-Pak, Corona-Home Center, Unilever, SABMiller, AON, RSA, HP, Intel, Roche and Siemens. He has also done pro bono work for government organizations in Colombia.

Edgar’s training and education include:

  • B.A. of Rosario University, Colombia
  • M.B.A. in Finance of Andes University, Colombia
  • Implementing Deliverable Strategies and the BSC, Crandfiled School of Management, England
  • MBTI Certified
  • Certified in the “Excellence Foundation Quality Model”, British Foundation Institute, England
  • Certified in several Sales and KAM training methodologies
  • Certified Mentor en Propósito, Vida y Progreso from Universidad Hispana de Mentoría

Edgar’s international experience, business acumen and interpersonal skills help individuals, teams and organizations to accomplish their dreams, designing practical solutions that deliver sustainable results, from a personal and professional perspective.

He lives in Bogotá, Colombia, married, one teenage son, active in sports and movies. Fluent in Spanish and English.