Giancarlo Alcalai

Giancarlo Alcalai


More than 23 years of executive career in business management working for multinational and national companies: Beverages, food, pharmaceutical, hygiene and cleaning & appliances industries. Strong multicultural exposure, living in Mexico as expatriate (06/2006 to 01/2009), working as General Manager including 10 countries in Central America and Caribbean. Experience in structuring and administration of business in Brazil and Mexico , strategic planning, development of business models, brand management, distribution and logistics, negotiations with major national and international clients, launching products, planning of campaigns trade and promotional marketing and management of people with the creation of schools with focus on corporate development managers. Fluency in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Present

Professor of Knowlodge Management and Information Economy

Universidade Positivo
Feb 2009 - Dec 2009

Head of Sales Division Latin America

Electrolux Home Products
Jun 2006 - Jan 2009

General Manager

Electrolux Mexico
Responsble for Electrolux Floor Care and Small Domestic Aplliances in Mexico, Centro America and Caribe (15 countries)
Oct 2003 - Jun 2006

Head of Sales Division Brasil

Electroux Brasil
Jul 2002 - Jun 2006

Professor of Brand Management and Trade Marketing

Jun 2001 - Dec 2002

Sales Director

Bayer HealthCare
Responsible for OTC and Baygon business
Aug 1999 - Jun 2001

Business Manager

Responsible for Chivas, Absolut and French wines business in Brazil and Mercosul.
May 1995 - Sep 1998

Comercial Manager

Best Foods (Refinações de Milho Brasil)
Aug 1991 - May 1995

Sales Manager

Brahma - Divisão Skol
Apr 1988 - Nov 1990

Product Manager: Kaiser and Heineken Beers

Coca Cola (Refrigerantes de Santos SA)


1997 - 1997


Toronto School of Business
1995 - 1997


BSP - Business School São Paulo
1996 - 1996


Fundação Getúlio Vargas
1985 - 1989


Universidade Católica de Santos