Michael D. Getchell: Executive Search Consultant, South America

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Michael D. Getchell

Michael D. Getchell serves as managing partner, Brazil for DHR International and is based in São Paulo, SP - Brazil. Mr. Getchell has close to 20 years of executive search experience focused on top level executive search projects in the Americas region, from Canada and the US to Argentina and Brazil, working mainly out of the largest country in the Latin America region, Brazil, which is today considered the 6th largest economy in the world. Read more >

Michael D. Getchell serves as managing partner, Brazil for DHR International and is based in São Paulo, SP - Brazil. Mr. Getchell has close to 20 years of executive search experience focused on top level executive search projects in the Americas region, from Canada and the US to Argentina and Brazil, working mainly out of the largest country in the Latin America region, Brazil, which is today considered the 6th largest economy in the world.

Previous to DHR, Mr. Getchell was the Managing Director for Nosal Partners International Brazil. He was responsible for rolling out the business and operations in key markets, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico + CAC and Venezuela. Prior to this, Michael was a partner in the San Francisco office of Nosal Partners LLC, where he conducted senior-level assignments on behalf of clients across a broad range of industries, with a particular emphasis on consumer, industrial, advanced technology and pharmaceutical companies.

An Americas region specialist, Mr. Getchell has worked and lived extensively in the United States, Mexico and Brazil during his 30-year career. Prior to joining Nosal Partners, Mr. Getchell served as General Manager for the São Paulo office of Tasa Brazil, a private equity backed human capital full services company. He was previously a Partner in the São Paulo office of Korn/Ferry International, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in executive search and operations during his 10 year tenure with the company.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Getchell held a variety of positions in business development, licensing and marketing for the consumer goods company Umbro International in Brazil as well as in the United States. He began his career as an educator — first as a Montessori teacher, then as an English as a Second Language Teacher, and later as a professor of American Government at the University of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Mr. Getchell holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and an MBA through the joint degree program from BSP Business School São Paulo and the University of Toronto. Mr. Getchell is tri-lingual and tri-cultural, as he speaks native English and Portuguese and is fluent in Spanish and has lived in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States. < Read less

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Rio de Janeiro | South America
São Paulo | South America