Manoel A. Rebello


Office Location: Sao Paulo

Phone: +55 11 55044000

Manoel Rebello is partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ São Paulo office and a member of the global Financial Services and Private Equity practices. He has a long record of conducting searches in Latin America, focusing on CEO and board positions. From 2007 through 2011, Manoel was the regional managing partner for Latin America and a member of the firm’s Leadership Council.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Manoel worked for Bank of America as the head of the multinational client business in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. Previously, he was the president and CEO of Continental Banco S/A and the general manager of Banco Rio de la Plata in Brazil. He has more than twenty-four years of experience in the Brazilian and international financial and capital markets arena, and more than nineteen years in the executive search industry.

Manoel is the president of the board of directors of The São Paulo Pinacoteca, the Brazilian Art Museum of São Paulo. He has also served as board member of Hospital São Luiz (now Rede D’Or), one of the leading healthcare organizations in the country; board member of the Perdigão Group (now BR Foods), a large local food processing company; president of Embraer SA Audit Committee, an aircraft manufacturer; board member of Continental Banco SA; and director of ANBID, the Brazilian investment banking association.


Manoel earned an MBA and a bachelor's degree in public administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo, Brazil.