Leo Schlesinger

Leo Schlesinger
  • Chief Executive Officer and Country Head
    Masisa Mexico

Leo Schlesinger is the Chief Executive Officer of Masisa Mexico, the forestry, wood boards and furniture retail products industry leader in Latin America. He is also a Non-Executive Director sitting on the boards of companies such as Lightcom and AcentoMexicano; trade associations such as Anafata, CPA and IMEXFOR; and NGOs such as Fundes Mexico. Previously, he also sat on the corporate Boards of Amanco and Plycem and was Secretary of the Compensation Committee of GrupoNueva a US$ 1.3 billion Swiss investment holding, where he also served as an Executive Vice-President. Schlesinger has a background in financial services and banking, and worked as a Vice-President with Citigroup in Chile, Brazil and London and with CIGNA in Europe and the United States. Schlesinger is also a vocal advocate for sustainable development at several university, education and business forums. He has a BA in Psychology from Chile and an MBA from the London Business School.