President & CEO, Jafra Cosmetics International
Mauro Schnaidman is the President and CEO of Jafra Cosmetics Worldwide, a leading beauty care company with U$$ 600MM revenue, 2000 employees, 600,000 independent resellers and presence in 18 countries. At Jafra, Mauro is driving a major transformation to grow the company globally. He is a seasoned Brazilian International Executive, a mechanical engineer, with 29 years of experience in top notch FMCG companies like Unilever, Pepsico, Revlon and Sara Lee – and internet business (AOL) in Latam, USA, Europe and Asia. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and an ambassador of Barcelona Global Organization in Los Angeles. He is a member of the CEO Council of the World Federation of Direct Selling Association (WFDSA) and sits on the advisory board of Insynch Global.
Before working at Jafra, Mauro was the President for Southern Europe at Sara Lee (DEMB), which was the fastest growing company in the industry. He was responsible for growing the Spanish business through aggressive Innovations program, shopper Marketing initiatives, winning team and efficient/lean organization. He also served as a Commercial Director in Brazil, where he doubled the business.
From 2000-2001, Mauro helped to establish AOL in Brazil.
Mauro coaches high potential young people to define their path and grow in their careers.