Latin America Associate
The career of Andras Dobroy in the domain of executive search and related corporate consulting services began in 1978, with SpencerStuart, in Brussels. Subsequently, he helped develop the Firm’s new office in São Paulo, making it one of the most successful senior level executive search consulting practices in Brazil. He became a Principal & Vice President in 1980.
In 1983, Andras co-founded, with another director of SpencerStuart, Dobroy & Partners International. Focusing on CEO, executive and non-executive director and other senior management level searches, that have a major impact on client companies, the firm quickly became a quality leader with clients such as Bradesco Insurance, British Telecom, Compaq Computers, Dresser, Duracell, Ford Tractor, International Truck/Navistar, Johnson & Johnson, McKinsey & Company, Michelin, Otis Elevators, Rolls-Royce, among others.
Andras provides clients a distinct consulting experience and a broad senior level management perspective, underpinned by a marketing oriented corporate background of eighteen years in Latin America, the US and Europe, with major multinational organizations – Anderson Clayton (branded food products), Volkswagen and Ford, in Brazil, and Chrysler International, in Venezuela, the US, and France (last appointed as Marketing Director, Chrysler-Europe, with responsibility for eleven countries, sales 500.000 cars), based in Paris.
Multicultural, Andras was born in Hungary (Kolozsvár – Transylvania), has lived and worked in Germany, Brazil, Venezuela, US, France and Belgium, and is a citizen of Brazil. Gymnasium in Passau an der Donau, Baviera/Germany, graduate degree in Economic Sciences from Mackenzie University, São Paulo. Fluent in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Hungarian, with a working knowledge of French.
An avid reader (focus on Change, Innovation and Organizational Culture), Andras is a frequent contributor to the business press, a theater and film enthusiast and a top-tier water-polo player.