"Ricardo and the LatinCo team, have the ability to interact positively with people, good street smarts, entrepreneurial zeal, persistence and drive."
Brian G. Dyson
Former Vice Chairman & COO
The Coca-Cola Company
"Thank you for continuing to provide value throughout the years. You and your fine company are considered part of the Coca-Cola family."
Coca-Cola Latin America Group
"Ricardo Carvalho and LatinCo helped Metalfrio/Bosch to become one of the key suppliers of the Coca-Cola system. LatinCo is for us a continuous source of innovative ideas translated into business opportunities."
Luiz Eduardo M. Caio
Vice President Operations
Bosch Siemens Brazil
“Ricardo and his team in Brazil were invaluable as we assessed our alternatives to enter the market. Their analysis of the market opportunity, risks, competition and viable local operators/partners was excellent. Their local market relationships and network helped us in a very short period of time to meet all the viable prospects we could have considered. Wendy’s eventually entered the market and the business has done very well - the initial work done by LatinCo was a great foundation”
Former VP of International Strategy and Development
The Wendy's Company
“The Latin American Company advised the Constâncio Vieira group by designing strategic alternatives, evaluating the business and later coordinating the whole sale process of the group's beverage division, whose main business is bottling for Coca-Cola. Under the leadership of Ricardo Carvalho, LatinCo executed the entire sale process, from identifying the candidate, commercial negotiations, and intermediating for the buyers and sellers until the conclusion of the transaction, which was successful. Latin has exceeded our expectations and, without a doubt, we would refer them.”
Vice President & CEO
Grupo Constancio Vieira & CIAL - Coca-Cola Aracaju & Maceió
"Ricardo, your ability to make friends and to develop a network is enhanced by your genuine willingness to work with people - that is, going the extra mile. "
Phil H. Gutsche
"Ricardo with the LatinCo team, have the unique ability to be able to go out and connect with new people in various industries and use these connections very effectively and creatively."
"We appreciate very much your special capabilities in opening up the Brazilian market for TRUE. Your company saved us many years in realizing success in Brazil."
True Western, Inc
"Ricardo and his team are momentum going and results oriented. They are resourceful and creative thinkers - that allows for "outside the box" thought process that develops innovative solutions."
Marketing Associates USA
"I am particularly impressed with the caliber of clients that continue to use your services year after year. Your knowledge of Latin America, which you imparted to me on many occasions, has proven to be a superb learning base, which I use to this day."
Int. Business / Home Shopping Network
"You have intuitive ability to read what someone needs and quickly develop a solution, ...and move on it. You like to help people deal with challenges and solve problems."
"What you proposed came true. Our efforts with your direction enabled us to be very successful in the Latin American arena."
Automated Merchandising Inc
Your ability to understand a market, open doors and make meaningful presentations to potential customers has been one of the keys to our success in these new markets. We feel very fortunate to enjoy a strong market share in the Southern hemisphere due to you and your company's tireless efforts."
Larry LaBrier, President
Royal Vendor & Coinco
"The Latin American Company team went beyond what I've seen from other consulting firms with which I've worked. They actually acted as a part of the UPS Logistics Technologies team. Their knowledge and experience in the region helped us develop the proper sales presentations to effectively communicate our value proposition. They helped us evaluate partners and negotiate contract terms that were good for all parties. And, their close relationships with influential business leaders in the region gave us immediate credibility and helped us develop successful business partners and customers.
As we started working with our new partners, the Latin American Company stayed right along with us to provide management and continual motivation: ensuring our success. With their help, we were able to sign up good business partners in all the major market areas within the region. We also signed up one of our company's largest multinational customers. It is a pleasure working with The Latin American Company. They are in it with us for the long term and make sure that our entry into the Latin American market is a success for our company, our business partners and our customers."
VP Business Development
UPS Logistics Technologies, Inc.
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