Magui Castro

Senior Partner

Magui Castro is a Senior Partner with Kingsley Gate Partners. With over a decade of executive search experience, Magui specializes in recruiting C-level executives across the Consumer, Retail and Life Sciences practices.

Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Magui was a partner and member of the Consumer, Retail and E-Commerce practice with Caldwell Partners in Latin America and Europe. Previously, Magui was a Partner with CTPartners based in Brazil and prior to this, she was an owner of Southmark Consultores, an executive search firm dedicated to serving clients with interests across South America.

Before joining the executive search industry, Magui spent 15+ years as a corporate marketing executive at global multinational organizations including Kodak, Coca-Cola, and Gillette (P&G). Upon relocating to Chile, Magui became a regional CEO of Kodak. Later she served as Chief Executive Officer of Viña Estampa, a first-class boutique winery in Chile. Her past experience as an operational CEO provides Magui with a unique lens into challenges facing CEOs.

Magui holds two post-graduate degrees—in Marketing and Finance—from the PUC in Rio de Janeiro and she holds a Bachelor degree in Literature. Her educational achievements also include the Smith College Senior Executive Program in Northampton, MA.

Magui is a member of the Women on Boards UK and Chatham House – The Royal Institute of International affairs – UK. She is also one of the Directors of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain.

Magui is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and is based in our London office.