Manoel A. Rebello


Office Location: Sao Paulo

Phone: +55 11 55044000

Manoel Rebello is a partner at Heidrick & Struggles based in São Paulo. He is a member of the global Financial Services and the Private Equity practices with particular focus on filling CEO and board positions, with long experience doing searches in Latin America. From 2007 through 2011 he served as the regional managing partner, Latin America and member of the leadership council of Heidrick & Struggles.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Manoel worked for Bank of America as the head of the multinational client business in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Previously, he was the president and CEO of Continental Banco S/A and the general manager of Banco Rio de la Plata in Brazil. He has more than 24 years experience in the Brazilian and international financial and capital markets arena, and more than 16 years experience in the executive search industry.

Manoel is a member of the Audit Committee of The São Paulo Pinacoteca, the Contemporary Art Museum of São Paulo. He has also served as board member of Hospital São Luiz, one of the leading health care organizations in the country; board member of the Perdigão Group (now BR Foods), a large local food processing company; president of Embraer SA audit committee, an aircraft manufacturer; board member of Continental Banco SA, and was director of ANBID, the Brazilian investment banking association.


Manoel holds a bachelor's degree in public administration and an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo, Brazil.