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Vice President Operations
Mercedes Benz do Brasil
Mr. Santiago's role consists of managing Mercedes-Benz Operations in Brazil. He is in charge of managing 3 plants in Brazil (Sao Bernardo, Juiz de Fora, and Campinas), which combined employ more than 8,000 people and have the capacity to produce over 60,000 trucks, and 80,000 engines and axle sets per year. In his role, he is in charge of managing the whole operations, which consists of Production, Logistics, Maintenance, Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, Purchasing, Supplier Development, and Continuous Improvement. Graduated in Electrical Engineering by the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, he worked for companies such as Ford Motor Company of Brazil, IVECO in Italy and Fiat.