Cesar Castro

Cesar Castro

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2004 - Sep 2011

IT Manager

International Flavors and Fragrances - Mexico
  • Data Center Manager
  • User Support Manager
  • Deploy win 2003 servers for other countries Data annalist.
  • Starting participation in automation projects.
  • Analyze power consumption and replace 8K UPS
  • Local contact to help in global communications projects as: Migrate from Frame Relay to MPLS, deploy Riverbed application for VPN and enhance links between Mexico and Headquarter.
  • Led Server Consolidation global project for the Mexican Affiliate.
  • Responsible to deploy Linux servers in Mexico for share files
  • Implemented INFONET VoIP project.
  • Reduced phone communication expenses by US120K a year.
  • Replaced obsolete computers in IFF, 50% of total computers in the company.   
  • Completed a leadership training program in Brazil. (People Leader Program).
  • Fixed security procedure for accessing servers and network equipment.
  • Installed a new Novell server using the IBM X 345 servers.
  • Created strategies to manage IT supplies and reduce expenses.
  • Fixed and improved performance in network, replacing old switches with Cisco models.
  • Deployed a new Notes server.
  • Implemented backups procedure
Jan 1998 - Aug 2004

IT Coordinator

International Flavors and Fragrances - Colombia
  • Developed and implemented LAN infrastructure for new building.
  • Installed Videoconference system. 
  • Prepared for Y2K. Tested and changed non-compliant electronic equipment.
  • SAP Clients implementation. Prepared computer to start the global SAP implementation.
  • Fixed networking problems in Venezuela.





Coordinate comunications

Handle IT Budget

Manage IT Area

Interests / Others

Languages: English (80%), Spanish (native)

Nationality: Colombian but naturalized as Mexican on 2008

Skills: Teamplayer, adaptable, proactive and open minded to change

Personal goals: To grow as a professional and be recognized around the world for my achievements, to be a leader in the IT field and to achieve 100% English fluency.

Interests: Traveling, playing tennis and going to the gym


Seeking to grow as a professional and personal, when I can offer my lot of experience and skills. I like to work with people as a teamwork and I am also interesting in change of role. I mean, environment commitment, Automation or operations.



  • Married
  • Two girls
  • Looking for job opportunities