IWF Chicago Member Ana Dutra, CEO of the Executives’ Club of Chicago, wrote an article for the latest edition of Profile Magazine titled, “A Step Beyond Networking,” which highlights the concept of “NetWeaving” and the positive impact it creates for an individual’s personal and professional growth.
Ana was a keynote speaker at the Potbelly Annual Leadership Summit this past January and was recently on a a panel at the NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Annual Meeting titled, “Emerging Issues and Best Practices.”
Ana Dutra is the CEO of the Executives’ Club of Chicago and the founder of Mandala Global Advisors. As former-CEO of Korn/Ferry Consulting, Ana created a $350 MM global business through organic growth and acquisitions. She is on the Boards of the CME Group (NASDAQ: CME), Greeley&Hansen, CoachLogix, International Women Forum, Children’s Memorial Hospital, GSU and AUSL, a school turnaround business.
She is also in the Kellogg Alumni Advisory Board, Committee of 200 and Chicago Council on Global Affairs. A Brazilian with 28 years in P&L management, turnarounds, and M&A in 25 countries, Ana helps Boards and CEOs to identify and execute growth strategies through innovation, acquisitions and new technologies.
As a CEO, Ana led turnarounds, global acquisitions and post-merger-integrations. Ana started her career with IBM managing global products and lines-of-businesses. After attending Kellogg MBA, she led P&Ls with CSC, Oliver Wyman, Accenture and Korn/Ferry. Ana holds Kellogg MBA, a Masters in Economics from PUC and a Juris Doctor from UERJ in Rio de Janeiro. She frequently speaks in the Global Competitiveness Forum, World Economic Forum and other conferences. She is a recipient of the Executives of Color Leadership Award from Chicago United and the guest editor of the 2015 Best of the Board Room issue of the Hispanic Executive Magazine.
Read her latest article for Profile here.