Ricardo Szily is a Partner in the Buenos Aires and Santiago offices of PwC’s Strategy& and a member of the South America CIPS / Consumer and Retail team. He specializes in corporate and customer strategy design, including topics such as go-to-market, portfolio strategy, and organizational transformation.
Ricardo has served MNCs and leading regional firms from several industries across Latin America, but focuses on food and beverage value chains, including CPG and agribusiness clients.
A respected thought leader, Ricardo co-authored the viewpoint Right timing: An essential capability to make portfolio decisions.
Ricardo joined Strategy& in 1997 as an Associate and left it in 2003 as a Senior Associate to run an independent consulting business. He supported us part-time until 2008, when he rejoined as an Executive Advisor, and since 2010 was a Principal.
Prior to his consulting life, Ricardo worked as a technical planning associate for the Techint Group.
Ricardo holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University-Tepper School of Business.
In his spare time, Ricardo enjoys the outdoors with friends and family. He is an avid skier and golfer and he continues to play soccer with the same team after 32 years (lately switching to golf for obvious reasons). He also loves to accompany his four children to their field hockey and rugby activities.