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Ana Dutra is an experienced CEO, Business Advisor and Corporate Board Director of publicly traded, family-owned and private corporations. She is a Latina leader with 30+ years of experience in P&L management, deals structuring, technology, business growth and C-Level business advisory in over 25 countries. Ana is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. She has deep experience in digital technology, ERP systems and has a CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight by Carnegie Mellon University and the National Association of Corporate Directors.
As a CEO, Ana Dutra has led several global and cross-border acquisitions, joint-ventures, partnership agreements and M&A integrations. In her own tenure as CEO, proxy Officer and P&L leader with companies such as IBM, CSC, Marsh & McLennan and Accenture, Ana created several $500+ MM global business through the combination of organic growth, global acquisitions and joint-ventures, innovative go-to-market approaches and incorporation of technology and digitalization of services and products.
Ana serves as Director on the Boards of the CME Group (CME: NASDAQ), a fin-tech global futures exchange; Eletrobras (NYSE: EBR), the 7th largest energy and 4th largest global renewable energy company; Harvest, Health & Recreation, (CSE: HARV), a vertically integrated cannabis company with one of the largest and deepest footprints in North America; First Internet Bank (NYSE: INBK); Lifespace Communities, a chain of independent/ assisted living, hospitals and memory care communities; Elkay Manufacturing and Greeley & Hansen, a global water and waste engineering company and M.Holland, a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resin.
Ana holds an MBA from Kellogg, a Masters in Economics from Pontificia Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, a Juris Doctor from Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, all summa cum laude. She is a visiting lecturer at the Kellogg and Fundacao Don Cabral Executive MBA programs where she teaches Mexican and Latin American Executives in Spanish and Portuguese. Ana is also a frequent speaker in the Global Competitiveness Forum, World Economic Forum and other Global Conferences. She is frequently featured in the Harvard Business Review online, Forbes, WSJ, CEO Magazine and was the guest editor of the Best of the Boardroom issue of Hispanic Executive magazine. Ana was awarded the Chicago United Business Leader of Color, Nueva Estrella Latina and Women in History and Business Awards. She is the best selling author of Lessons in LeadershiT: detoxing the Workplace, published in 2016.