Nahid Chicani is a Senior Consultant and Partner at Technique Search, Cornerstone International Group’s member firm in Brazil. Previously he was Senior Consultant and Partner at TRANSEARCH Brasil, and he has been working with executive search since 2001.
He has a degree in Law from the Catholic University, Santos, and has participated in a broad range of top level management development courses at General Electric in Brazil and at its Executive Management Development Institute in Crotonville, USA.
Nahid began his career at General Electric do Brasil in the Financial Area (Accounting, Budgets, Systems and Corporate Audit) where later he assumed the administrative responsibility for the company for Latin America and, in 1981, became the company’s spokesman.
In 1986, he was appointed Vice President of Human Resources, Communications, Government Relations and Business Development for Appliances and Medical Systems for Latin America.
In this corporate role, he worked at strategic and operational levels in several acquisitions and joint ventures. He participated in the company’s successful return to the appliances business in the Brazilian market through the acquisition of DAKO, as well as the development of GE’s Medical Systems business.
After leaving GE, he worked for two years at Dobroy & Partners International, as a Human Resources Senior Consultant.
An active member of Rotary International since 1984, he was president of the Rotary Club de São Paulo in 1996-1997, and District Governor (4610) in 2001-2002. Since 2013, he has been President of the Board of Directors of Fundação de Rotarianos de São Paulo, a renowned non-profit organization in the educational area.
He is fluent in English, with a working knowledge of Spanish