Chief People Officer
Claudio Garcia is our Chief People Officer. Claudio is a Brazilian citizen and holds a Degree in Economics from the Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro. Claudio joined Ambev as a Management Trainee in 1991 and thereafter held various positions in Finance and Operations before being appointed Technology and Shared Services Director in 2002. He was appointed as our Chief Information and Services Officer in January 2005 and Chief People and Technology Officer in September 2006. To ensure a greater focus on building the best people pipeline globally, Claudio was appointed Chief People Officer in 2014 focusing on our company’s People organization globally. This includes the Global Management Trainee Program, Global MBA recruitment, Executive education and training and engagement initiatives.