Tim is a senior business consultant and executive coach who brings 12+ years’ experience as a CEO in major multinationals around the world and 10+ years leading accredited coaching, consulting and advising practices. Tim understands that people are at the root of every business success and the key to improving the bottom line. His years as a CEO and his evidenced-based approach allow him to understand the demands and expectations of this level.
Tim is the founder and Managing Partner of Efficax, LLC, an executive coaching and consulting firm in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a Senior Partner at KC&D, a management consulting firm in Brazil, focused on strategy and strategy execution.
Both companies are focused on developing leaders who want to be more effective and want to make a difference. They offer coaching and consulting / advisement through an experienced and integrated approach that has brought outstanding results to leaders across many industries, cultures and demographics.
Tim is an accomplished coach, consultant and facilitator. He brings a practical and results-oriented approach grounded in his more than 12 years as a successful CEO in large organizations. He works side-by-side with senior leaders to improve leadership effectiveness, solidly linked to corporate strategy and performance objectives.
His blended approach includes coaching, advising and business case development within a framework emphasizing collaboration, stewardship, self-awareness, accountability, team excellence in action and sustainability.
Tim led major coaching, leadership and change management projects at leading technology, consumer, industrial and health care companies, including Microsoft, Cisco, TIM Brazil, McCann, Pepsico, Pernod Ricard, Lear, Scania, Subsea7, Bayer, Boticario, Casino / GPA, Henkel, Itaú Bank, Mitsui, Ecogen, Bunge, CPFL, Ferrous, HDI, ERM and Samaritano.
Before becoming a coach, consultant and advisor, Tim had a successful executive career in the U.S., Brazil, Latin America and internationally at leading FMCG multinationals such as Novartis, Bacardi limited, Anheuser-Busch International, Kraft / General Foods, Best Foods and Unilever, with 17+ years of C-Suite experience, including 12+ years as CEO / Country Manager.
He grew his career in the commercial and marketing functions, rapidly moving into senior positions. As a CEO / Country Manager, he reported to Boards of Directors and senior corporate executive teams.
Throughout his career, he was responsible for and led teams to plan and execute expansion programs, growth and market share strategies, new product development and introduction, company and brand repositioning, IPO, downsizing and restructuring, change management, M&A, JV, etc. He was also held accountable for P&L results and had full fiduciary responsibility for the companies he led, their financial health and their operations.
Some of his accomplishments:
Tim is a Board of Directors member for major national and multinational organizations and an Adjunct Professor of Leadership, Strategy and Marketing at leading business schools. He is a U.S. citizen, with in depth knowledge of various international markets and with strong language skills.
Finally, Tim has worked with many C-level professionals and senior managers in large organizations across a broad range of industries and geographies. These include High Tech, Advertising, Automotive, Start-ups, FMCG, Retails, O&G, Mining, Financial, Educational, Infrastructure, Utilities, Transport, Telecom and Pharma, in North America, Latin America Asia and Europe.
As an experienced Executive Coach and Advisor, Tim uses an objective, experienced and evidence-based process that is focused on maximizing the return on the coaching / advising investment. He blends that approach with an empathetic understanding of the challenges of a C-Suite position.
His experience as a CEO serves as a foundation for this. He knows how to listen, support and encourage leaders to identify and execute the best strategies, make the hard choices and be successful with their personal and organizational goals.
His absolute focus is on his clients’ goals and needs. He uses a structured process that establishes a relationship of trust and productive challenge, offers a balance between Integral and Application Coaching, uses assessment tools to increase self-awareness and accountability and provides detailed monitoring and measurement of the impact.
Tim helps leaders and their organizations achieve their goals, deliver on their promises and reach their highest potential.
Tim’s experience as a successful executive, his years as a Professor at leading business schools and his time as an Associate Partner at Axialent (a global leader in culture transformation that helps multinational organizations drive sustainable business results through effective behavioral change) informs his approach to facilitation and teambuilding.
He uses a participant-centered approach based on the principle that change come from learning that takes place inside the participant vs. lecturing that teaches the participant from the outside in. Tim helps facilitate this change by providing learning events (i.e., case studies, role plays, challenges, etc.) in which the participant has the central role in effecting the desired change.
As a facilitator, Tim has developed and delivered many courses and workshops on leadership (coaching, teams, effective leadership, etc.), organizational culture, strategy and marketing. He has consistently received high ratings by students and participants (4.8 out of 5) and was elected Professor of the year by students of Insper’s (leading Brazilian business school) CMM program in 2015.