Don Arturo Cardelus Speaker, Speeches, Booking Agent | MFL Global

Arturo Cardelus

Former CEO of Ferrero

Arturo Cardelus is the former CEO of Ferrero Group, a position he held for 15 years from 2000-2015. He led and developed the Russian and CIS operations of Ferrero, growing the operation from 150 people in 2001 to over 2,500 employees in 2010.  He is a charismatic leader with more than 45 years experience as a CEO within top multinational companies. Arturo is known within the business field for his strong ethical values, his ability to empower people and his unique leadership style that has helped him successfully manage numerous companies.

“Try not to become the man of success, but a man of value”

Arturo Cardelus was Senior Vice President at Toymarx International USA, CEO at Barilla America CEO at SME Finance Italy, Executive Vice President at Estee Lauder USA, Senior Vice President of Johnson Wax USA and CEO of Johnson Wax Spain and Southern Europe.

He has a degree in law from the University of Madrid and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the current President of Luxembourg School of Business’ Advisory Council.

Arturo Cardelus is actively sharing his vision and experience of leadership to multinational companies around the globe. “Leading with Heart”,”People Empowerment” and “Leadership in 21st Century” are just a few of the topics Arturo can speak on.

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Executive Management Techniques

Based on business cases in his 45 years of CEO experience, Don elaborates on people empowerment, cultural differences and the importance of vision.

Leadership in the 21st Century

Bringing together the importance of 5 values in the leadership of today's world.

People Empowerment

Cultural Differences

The Importance of Vision

I had the pleasure of working with Mr Arturo when he presented a speech on Leadership in the 21st Century to 115 people at the Ordinary General Assembly of the Federation de Jeunes Dirigeants d'Enteprise d'Luxemborg. Many people commented on his enthusiasm for leadership through people empowerment. Arturo's invaluable lifelong experience on leadership along with the examples he provided from the companies he has successfully run around the world, facilitated a greater learning opportunity for attendees as he was able to teach by example.


Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £15k to £30k

  • Europe:

    £15k to £30k

  • US:

    £15k to £30k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £15k to £30k

Travels From

  • Italy


English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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