Manoel A. Rebello


Office Location: Sao Paulo

Phone: +55 11 55044000

ManoelRebellois a partner at Heidrick & Struggles, based in the firm’s São Paulo office. He is a member of the global Financial Services and Private Equity practices, focused on CEO and Board positions. He has lengthy experience doing searches in Latin America, and served as the Regional Managing Partner, Latin America from 2007 through 2011. He was also a member of the Leadership Council at Heidrick & Struggles during this time.

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

Manoelis a member of the board of directors at The São Paulo Pinacoteca, the Brazilian art museum of São Paulo. He has also served as a board member of Hospital São Luiz, one of the leading healthcare organizations in the country, board member of the PerdigãoGroup (now BR Foods), president of Embraer SA Audit Committee, board member of Continental Banco SA, and 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.