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Dionisio Garcia

Senior Fellow

Dionisio Garcia is currently Strategic Business Catalyst at “Bitácora Social”, an anthropology-based research firm focused on understanding complex social issues (obesity, social classes, poverty, consumption, corruption, organizational communications, M&A processes, etc.), operating across all Latin America. He and his youngest brother started this company 7 years ago in Mexico City.

Until mid-2014 he was Senior Vice President at PepsiCo Latin America, responsible for Business Transformation and CIO for the region. Three years ago he retired after 36 years in the corporate world. Today he is an entrepreneur, independent business consultant, board member and sponsor of several organizations promoting better organizational wellbeing and the sharing of best health practices in Mexico.  He would like to be able to contribute to halt and turnaround the very damaging obesity trends in Mexico and the Latin America region.

Professionally he started his career at Procter & Gamble in Mexico, at the Engineering Center. Later he moved through several positions in Manufacturing, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing and Procurement in Mexico, Latin America and Europe.

Starting in 2016, he joined the team of coaches at the Stand & Deliver Group, a San Francisco based organization, working across the globe dedicated to transform executives’ ability to speak and inspire, improve their leadership presence and be more effective in turning their ideas into actions.

Dionisio graduated as an Electronic and Communications Engineer at the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM) at Monterrey, Mexico. He later got a Master degree in Business Administration and a Finance Diploma at the same institution. He is an avid marathon runner, loves reading, rock music and recently picked up Brazilian Portuguese.

He is married to Monica over the last 34 years, has 3 grown up kids and lives in Mexico City.