His primary areas of concentration are debt renegotiation and Chapter 11 process management and brings more than 10 years of corporate finance, financial planning, performance and competitiveness improvement, negotiation and project management experience
Mr. Gallardo’s notable assignments include conducting a successful entire Chapter 11 process of a large engineering and construction company in São Paulo with 1 billion BRL of financial and labor debt.
Most recently, Mr. Gallardo was responsible for the financial restructuring of one of the top 10 Brazilian most relevant groups with more than 10 billion BRL debt with major financial institutions. Mr. Gallardo has worked with clients across various industries, including engineering and construction, oil and gas, agribusiness, retail, energy distribution and renewable power.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Gallardo spent six years with Siemens in São Paulo as business units CFO in Industry sector, being responsible for sales planning, performance management, contracts negotiation and budget setting, managing an annual turnover of over 100 million BRL. From 2013 on, he spent 18 months in Nuremberg, Germany acting as business unit Regional Manager for 10 European countries controlling financial performance, business strategy, budget setting, pricing, costs and headcount.
Mr. Gallardo earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas, in São Paulo and speaks fluently Portuguese, English and Spanish. He also has knowledge in German language and double citizenship: Brazilian and UE.