(Jan. 19, 2021) Signium announces Manuel Gómez Uriarte has joined its Mexico City office as Managing Partner responsible for the firm’s growth and positioning in Mexico. Manuel joins one of the country’s key Human Resources consulting firms, including talent management, executive search, and overall human resources advisory and consulting.
“We are excited to welcome Manuel as a new member in our partnership. As Managing Partner, he will prioritize strengthening our office’s growth strategy by attracting new partners, filling sector gaps, and setting priorities on new industries to focus on” stated Felipe Rivelles, Executive Partner in Mexico City and member of Signium’s global Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Signium, Manuel was Partner in charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Financial Services practice in Mexico. From 2014 to 2020, Manuel was responsible for serving Mexico’s Financial System, which included Retail and Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Private Equity Funds, Private Banking and Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Insurance Companies. In addition to Financial Services, Manuel was also responsible for serving Infrastructure and Real Estate Industries.
Manuel served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Royal Bank of Scotland Mexico S.A. (“RBSM”) from 2011 to 2013. His responsibilities included leadership, management and direction of RBSM. From 1999 to 2013 Manuel acted as Head of Corporate Banking. His responsibilities included the origination and execution of corporate and investment banking.
Manuel holds a Masters in Business Administration at AB Freeman School of Business, at Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) , and a BA in Accounting at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México ( “ITAM”).
Signium is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting firms with an extensive history dating back to the 1950s with offices in key business cities around the globe. We look beyond the qualifications and background of an individual candidate to consider culture fit and client values, something we call the application of “intelligence and intuition.” With local passion, knowledge, and a partner-led approach, we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people, and their organizations. Signium was a founding member of the global industry standards body, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).