Sylvie Faria is Luso-Canadian and is based in Mercuri Urval's São Paulo office and works closely with mid and large size companies in Industrial sector (chemical) and services such as IT consulting. Typical clients are Capgemini, Husqvarna, Arkema, Vestas, CAE among others. Leveraging her Canadian and Portuguese origins she works with national and international clients. Sylvie focuses on Executive Search, Talent Advisory such as assessment and development centers focusing on growing sales capabilities and leadership effectiveness.
Before moving to Brazil and joining Mercuri Urval, Sylvie was a successful HR Consultant in Canada working on international projects with global companies head-quartered in Canada and SMEs in areas of action such as business development, engineering, finance and operations.She also has extensive commercial experienced as a National Sales Executive for Purolator Courier ltd in the logistics and Supply chain industries.
Sylvie is a regular lecturer on leadership in the MBA program at FIA-USP and has served as a board member in a non-profit organization caring for homeless women.
Sylvie holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a Minor in Marketing from HEC Montreal and an International MBA from FIA Business School (Universidade de São Paulo) – Brazil
She is also a Certified Human Resource Professional (CRHA) since 2008. Sylvie is fluent in English, French and Portuguese.