Diana was born In Venezuela where she graduated as Chem. Engineer from the Simon Bolivar University and a specialization in Business Economics from the Andres Bello Catholic university .
Diana has 20 years of experience in P&G in Venezuela, UK and USA -Cincinnati managing R&D and Innovation across different categories for Latin America, North America and the global developing markets (Asia and Easter Europe).
Previous experience includes 6 years in China (Beijing and Shanghai) as Asia Pacific R&D VP for the Coca-Cola company with R&D groups in Shanghai, Australia, India and Japan.
Currently working as R&D VP for the Clorox International business.
Diana has 4 kids; She is an endurance sport enthusiast and has led several efforts in the US and at global level to boost the education and growth for minorities.
Daniela Gil Rios
Leader of Government Relations & Public Policy Departmentat
Procter & Gamble
Daniela is the Leader of Government Relations & Public Policy Department at P&G Brazil.
Prior to her current role, she was Former President of National Union of the Cleaning Products Industries - SIPLA and Former Vice-President of Brazilian Cleaning Products Association - ABIPLA. She is also Vice President of Personal Hygiene, Perfumery and Cosmetics Industries Brazilian Association - ABIHPEC and Counselor of Superior International Trade Board – COSCEX at FIESP.
She is former adviser of CONAR - Counselor at National Council for Advertising Self-regulation named by ABA - the Brazilian Association of Advertisers recommendation.
Daniela is a graduated lawyer - Mackenzie University/2004 and post-graduated in Companies Legislation – Mackenzie University/2006. She also holds a Master's Degree in Political and Economic Legislation – Mackenzie University/2011.
She has spent 10 years working for Brazilian Industry – beverage, cosmetic and cleaning, and is Co-author of the book “Panorama Atual da Administração Pública” (Overview of Public Administration).
Paolo Mazza Forno
Paolo Sandro Mazza Forno has more than thirty years of work experience, in Chile and Brazil, in mass consumption industries, in the food industry and he household cleaning industry.
Since January 2020 is President of ALIADA, the LATAM Cleaning Products Association http://www.aliada.org/aliada/.
He is also President of AGAD Chile, the Chilean Manufacturing of Cleaning Products Industry Association, since January 2018, as such, he represents the private sector of Chile in the Negotiation of technical obstacles of the Chapter of Cleaning Domestic Pacific Alliance.
He worked for more than 10 years in the Coca Cola system, in bottlers in Brazil and Chile, since 2012 serves as Deputy CEO Empresas Demaria S.A. (https://demaria.cl/corporativo/)
Paolo is graduate in Business Administracion, from the Adolfo Ibáñez University in Chile (1990). Later he obtained the Master in Business Administration degree from the Adolfo Ibáñez University (2002). Paolo has participated in the following academic programs: Senior Executive Leadership Program at School of Management Yale University New Haven, May 2018; CEOs ’Management Program at Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University Evaston, July 2016; The Senior HR Executive Program at the Ross School of Business The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, October 2013 and Economy, Culture and Business at Jiao Tong University Shanghai, China, October 2011.
Director for Biological Detergentsat
Carlos is the Director for Biological Detergents at Novozymes since 2020.
We believe detergents will become greener overtime and we are there to help enable that trend: not by focusing only on the niche green market, but by making the mainstream detergent green.
Before leading Biological Detergents, Carlos held various leadership positions in the bioenergy sector.
He worked as a consultant at McKinsey between 2003 and 2013 and has an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Husley J Morales Guzman
Global R&D for Home & Personal Careat
Chemical engineer with a comprehensive background on surfactant chemistry. Worked over 15 years on both technical service and R&D for Home & Personal Care and Textile markets. Currently working at Oxiteno as a senior researcher for Home, Personal Care and I&I applications.
Jorge is a Consultant at Euromonitor International with a focus on Home & Tech industries. Based in Santiago office, he has more than 5 years of experience in the industry.
Jorge commissions the research for Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru mainly, being Home Care and Tissue & Hygiene his main areas of specialization, providing consumer insights and local knowledge about these industries.
Jorge advises companies in their industries, not only providing them with the strategic market information necessary for decision-making, but also attending to their research needs in order to cover relevant topics for clients. Jorge is regularly quoted in key publications among the region such us La Tercera (Chile), La República (Colombia), El Comercio (Peru), America Economía (Chile), among others.
Maria Rita Oliveira
Latin America Home Care Marketing Manager and Global Segment Leader for Hard Surface & Hygieneat
Maria Rita Oliveira is the Marketing Manager for Home Care in Latin America and Global Segment Leader for Hard Surface & Hygiene Segments, she holds responsibility to lead the Latin America Home Care market management team, design the segment strategy and ensure its deployment. As a Global Segment Leader she is responsible for providing insights into targeted applications, developing global strategy where Dow can differentiate and keep alignment with innovation priorities focusing on designing and implementing the strategy and providing innovative solutions accordingly to market trends and consumer needs.
In her previous role she was working as a Technical Manager for Home and Personal Care in Brazil and Argentina. Rita holds a professional experience of more than 16 years in Research and Development in Home and Personal Care including an extensive understanding of surfactants, solvents, polymers and silicone technologies. She has led several innovation projects from the idea shaping to the implementation gate at customers collaborating for Home and Personal Care business growth in Dow Latin America in the past 10 years.
She graduated in Chemical Engineering at Escola Politécnica – Universidade de São Paulo in 2004 and earned a MSc degree in Chemical Engineering in that same University later in 2011.
Head of Innovation DS&Cat
Pilot Chemical Co.
Colin is an innovation-driven chemist with 25+ years of combined academic and commercial experience with focus on research, field trials, and practical applications of green catalysts. Author of 60+ peer reviewed journal submission and recipient of 8 US patents.
MD, Digital Marketing, Communications, Public & Government Affairs, Chile and LATAMat
HB Group Lt.
CEO and director for healthcare projects and entrepreneur with my own company bringing services to the healthcare market (pharmaceutical, medical devices, healthcare providers, among others).
He was advisor for about 3 years, of the international affairs at the Ministry of Health with a great experience making bi and multilateral projects (WHO, OECD, NU, PAHO, among others).
A Brief of his experience:
- MD, International Affairs advisor at the Ministry of Health of Chile
- International, Global and Public affairs
- Digital health
- Marketing, Sales and Market Access (Chile & LATAM).
- Entrepreneurship: partner & executive director at HB Group® and Adhera®, focused on Public health, Life Sciences, Digital Health, Population Health, Health Analytic, Big Data & AI.
- International Society of Telemedicine & eHealth
Marketing Manager Homecare NAat
LSI Microbial Control Solutions
Nadia Capuzzo joined LSI in 2015 and current is the Marketing Manager Homecare – Hygiene. She has experience in consumer market for 18 years with chemical solutions.
Nadia is responsible to build insights and launch solutions with claims that are relevant to consumer market related to Public Health. Topic will be focused on the antimicrobial solutions that aid protection of public health by disrupting transmission of pathogens aligned with consumers concerns regarding sustainability
Paulo Engler is lawyer with a master degree in tax law and currently Executive Director for the ABIPLA since 2018. Prior to ABIPLA, he worked in many multinationals (Price Waterhouse, Parmalat Brasil S/A, Batávia S/A, General Motors do Brasil) and had leadership role in trade associations (ABIA – Brazilian Association of Food Industry, ANFAVEA – Brazilian Association of Vehicle Manufacturers and FENABRAVE – National Federation of Vehicle Distributors).
Mr. Wolf is responsible for ensuring the design of sustainable products at Seventh Generation, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of ecological household and personal care products. He is also responsible for creating frameworks for more sustainable businesses and more sustainable systems of commerce.
Mr. Wolf brings over 40 years of experience in industrial and environmental chemistry to his work, starting with environmental fate and metabolism studies for agricultural chemicals, followed by studies of the occurrence of hazardous chemicals in the environment, conducting life cycle studies of product systems, and designing more sustainable household cleaning products.
Working at Seventh Generation, Mr. Wolf has developed frameworks for environmental product design, helped educate his coworkers, customers, and consumers about the environmental impacts of consumer products and the industries that produce them, successfully lobbied for passage of phosphate bans in a number of states, helped develop standards for voluntary ingredient disclosure, and brought change to the cleaning products industry through more sustainable product designs.
Senior R&D Director, Latin Americaat
Speaker bio coming soon.
José Davi Pugliese
Business Development Manager, Latin America Home Care & Water Treatmentat
Jose Davi Pugliese has been working for 4 years at Croda Intl, currently holding the position of LATAM Business Development Manager for Home Care and I&I markets. He is a chemical engineer by Faculdades Oswaldo Cruz and has Business Management MBA by FGV.
He counts with more than 15 years in sales of chemicals in different markets, such as Home Care, I&I, Personal Care, Plastics, Paints & Coatings, Water Treatment, Animal Nutrition, Oil & Gas and Lubricants.