About Simon E. Franco

A veteran with over four decades of experience, Simon is a pioneer in introducing executive search in Brazil and was the 1st headhunter to be interviewed in the exclusive Leaders Yellow Pages of the prestigous weekly magazine VEJA. Co-founder of HRCN, a network that brings together prominent international consultancies in the Americas. Elected Chairperson 2004-2006 and 2006-2008. He has partnered with both national and multi-national companies, and has placed over 4,000 CEOs, Presidents, Directors and Controllers in the areas of Marketing, Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Accounting and, more recently, eCommerce, Internet and telecommunications.


  • General Industry
  • Financial Services
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Automotive
  • Legal
  • Life Sciences
  • Media
  • Technology, IT & Telecommunication


  • Executive Search
  • Management Coaching
  • Management Consulting