Jean-Claude Ramirez is a partner in Bain & Company's São Paulo office. He leads the firm's Financial Services, Information Technology and Organization practices in South America. He also serves as the office head for Bain's South American office cluster.
He has more than 15 years of management consulting experience, working with top management of large national and multinational groups.
Jean-Claude advises clients across a range of industries, including telecom, financial services, media, technology, airlines, energy, consumer goods, auto parts, construction and retail. He has extensive expertise in corporate strategy, business unit growth strategy, corporate strategic planning, corporate restructuring, M&A, IT strategy, customer segmentation and loyalty, marketing and sales effectiveness, operational excellence, strategic and capability sourcing and organizational redesign.
Prior to joining Bain in 1998, Jean-Claude worked at Hibbitt, Karlsson & Sorensen, Inc., the producer of a state-of-the-art simulation software package, in the United States. He worked in the areas of product development, customer support and client and personnel training.
He graduated magna cum laude in Mechanical Engineering and holds an MS in Applied Mathematics, an MS and a PhD in Solid Mechanics from Brown University in the United States. He also studied Business Administration at IMD in Switzerland.