Gonzalo Blanco Estades

Gonzalo Blanco Estades
Class of 2020

Gonzalo Blanco Estades

Senior Associate
McKinsey & Co.
Montevideo, Uruguay
Education
  • Engineer, Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Montevideo
Gonzalo is a senior consultant at McKinsey & Co., where he helps companies achieve successful operational transformations and boost productivity. He has experience advising large organizations with international operations, having been on the ground leading projects in the U.S., Brazil, Argentina, and Chile. Highlights of his recent work include leading an operations transformation project at a U.S.-based medical devices company resulting in a 40% increase in EBITDA and helping a Latin American consumer packaged goods company in the context of an M&A transaction by identifying $85 million in efficiencies across the operations of the target enterprise. Before joining McKinsey, Gonzalo worked at Nestle as a regional operations excellence manager, leading productivity improvement initiatives in more than 90 factories in North and Latin America.