«If you want partners, don’t wait for the other side to take the first step.»

Cardó heads a dynamic and flexible work structure that brings together – in a unique way – the most talented professionals for every project, guaranteeing successful results.

Brasilia, Brazil, May 2018. Office of Senator Buarque. Senate of Brazil. Andrés Cardó, Cristovam Buarque

«If you want partners, don’t wait for the other side to take the first step.»

Cardó heads a dynamic and flexible work structure that brings together – in a unique way – the most talented professionals for every project, guaranteeing successful results.

Brasilia, Brazil, May 2018. Office of Senator Buarque. Senate of Brazil. Andrés Cardó, Cristovam Buarque

Andrés Cardó

Andrés Cardó’s CV reveals a rising professional career in the world of top management:

  • President at Andrés Cardó & Asociados (2018-2020)
  • Independent Member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee at VASTA (2020)
  • Independent Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee at Grupo El Comercio – Prensa & News (2016-2020)
  • CEO at Prisa Radio and Cadena SER (2014-2018)
  • International Managing Director at Prisa Radio (2011-2014)
  • Chief Operations Officer at Prisa (2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors at Grupo Santillana (2010-2012)
  • Chief Corporate Development, Revenues and Marketing Officer at Prisa (2010)
  • Country Manager at Prisa in Brazil (2007-2009)
  • Managing Director at Grupo Santillana and Managing Director at Editora Moderna in Brazil (2001-2009)
  • Managing Director at Editorial Santillana in Bolivia (1994-2000)

He has served on Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards at companies with operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Spain, Mexico, Panama, Peru, the UK, and the USA.

In addition, he is always passionate to immerse himself in the society and culture of each of the countries in which he has lived and worked, a mediator able to find solutions during times of crisis and a trusted representative of important companies in the sector.

His commitment with the Rule of Law and with Freedom in liberal democracies led him to become a member of the Advisory Board at Fundación Internacional para la Libertad and the Organization Committee for the World Law Congress at the World Law Foundation.

The combination of his professional and personal qualities  define an expert in communicating with governments and regulatory agencies, an entrepreneur devoted to developing businesses in difficult environments and a professional qualified to offer solutions to complex problems.

Strategic Alliances

Prismapar

Provides advice to companies involved in processes such as:

  • Strategic consulting
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Business development
  • Capital raising

Prismapar is a strategic partner that helps clients in the design of growth plans and positioning in the Education sector in Spain and Latin America.

Andrés Cardó is Member of the Board at Prismapar and Strategic Partner.

Strategic Alliances

Corporate Vision

Offers a portfolio of consulting services designed to visualise the future, create strong brands and innovative business models:

  • Strategic vision
  • Global branding
  • Business model innovation
  • Cultural and organizational alignment

Corporate Vision works with companies, organizations and leaders to develop  the strategic vision, governance and corporate culture.

Andrés Cardó is Senior Advisor at Corporate Vision and member of the Global Advisory Board at Gold Mercury.

Strategic Alliances

Inicia Corporate

Provides financial advisory to family offices, venture capital funds, public companies and financial institutions:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Search and selection of financial and industrial partners
  • Corporate financing and design of optimal capital structures
  • Initial Public Offerings and Take Over Bids 
  • Private outplacement
  • Subordinated debt

Inicia Corporate is formed by a highly experienced team of professionals  in investment banking and with a deep knowledge of the market.

Strategic Alliances

Big Day Consulting

Consulting firm specialized in digital transformation of: 

  • Advertising
  • Content
  • Media companies

In a market experiencing a systemic transformation of the consumption habits and in permanent change, the companies need to adapt their products, strategy, organization and operations.

Big Day Consulting answers to the growing demand from brands, agencies and media companies to support the process of digital transformation in a strategic way, guaranteeing the medium term positioning of the company and the short term business generation.

Strategic Alliances

Prismapar

Provides advice to companies involved in processes such as:

  • Strategic consulting
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Business development
  • Capital raising

Prismapar is a strategic partner that helps clients in the design of growth plans and positioning in the Education sector in Spain and Latin America.

Andrés Cardó is Member of the Board at Prismapar and Strategic Partner.

Strategic Alliances

Corporate Vision

Offers a portfolio of consulting services designed to visualise the future, create strong brands and innovative business models:

  • Strategic vision
  • Global branding
  • Innovation for business models
  • Cultural and organizational alignment

Corporate Vision works with companies, organisations and leaders to develop  the strategic vision, governance and corporate culture.

Andrés Cardó is Senior Advisor at Corporate Vision and member of the Global Advisory Board at Gold Mercury.

Strategic Alliances

Inicia Corporate

Provides financial advisory to family offices, venture capital funds, public companies and financial institutions:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Search and selection of financial and industrial partners
  • Corporate financing and design of optimal capital structures
  • Initial Public Offerings and Take Over Bids 
  • Private outplacement
  • Subordinated debt

Inicia Corporate is formed by a highly experienced team of professionals  in investment banking and with a deep knowledge of the market.

Strategic Alliances

Big Day Consulting

Consulting firm specialized in digital transformation of: 

  • Advertising
  • Content
  • Media companies

In a market experiencing a systemic transformation of the consumption habits and in permanent change, the companies need to adapt their products, strategy, organization and operations.

Big Day Consulting answers to the growing demand from brands, agencies and media companies to support the process of digital transformation in a strategic way, guaranteeing the medium term positioning of the company and the short term business generation.