#06: Carlos Estrada VP Head of LATAM at Cipla

#06: Carlos Estrada VP Head of LATAM at Cipla Featured Image


Carlos Estrada es el VP Head of LATAM para Cipla. Carlos previamente estuvo al frente del Negocio de Roche como Gerente General para Colombia. Anteriormente hizo carrera en Abbott, llevando varias responsabilidades a través de diferentes unidades de Negocio en varios países: Colombia, México, Perú y Finlandia, manejando áreas de Mercadeo, gerencias de país y gerencias de Unidades de Negocios tanto en el área nutricional, así como en el negocio de especialidades médicas y hospitalarias. Inicio su carrera en Procter & Gamble en el área Comercial, así como en L’Oreal en el área de mercadeo.


Carlos Estrada is the VP Head of LATAM for Cipla. Carlos previously headed the Roche Business as General Manager for Colombia. Previously, he had a career at Abbott, carrying various responsibilities through different Business Units in several countries: Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Finland, managing Marketing areas, country management and Business Unit management both in the nutritional area as well as in the business of medical and hospital specialties. He started his career at Procter & Gamble in the Commercial area, as well as at L’Oreal in the marketing area.

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Carlos Estrada: LinkedIn

Algunos de los aspectos más destacados del podcast:

  • Bienvenida y aprendizajes de su etapa inicial de su carrera en Procter & Gamble y L’Oreal.
  • Su inicio en la industria Farmacéutica con Abbott en Colombia.
  • 9 años de retos en Abbott México
  • El reto de Gerencia General en Perú y su salto a Finlandia.
  • La división de Abbott y su paso a Abbie.
  • De regreso en Colombia manejando la Gerencia General de Roche.
  • Su reto frente a Cipla como VP para LATAM

Some of the highlights from the podcast:

  • Welcome and learnings from your early career at Procter & Gamble and L’Oreal.
  • His beginning in the pharmaceutical industry with Abbott in Colombia.
  • 9 years of challenges at Abbott Mexico
  • The challenge of General Management in Peru and the jump from it to Finland.
  • The division of Abbott and passed it from him to Abbie.
  • Back in Colombia managing the General Management of Roche.
  • His challenge of him versus Cipla as VP for LATAM

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#03: Francois Simonpietri General Manager at CORBUMA USA

#04: Alfonso Gordillo AD Project Manager Spain

#05: Gustavo Duran Director at Atina Solutions

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