Strategic knowledge and a culture of innovation are the basis of the accomplishments and solutions we have shared with over 600 clients among a broad field of industries. We approach each of our projects always trying to improve on what we have learned and crafting better implementation of our support system. This is how we create productivity that improves companies and transforms communities.
Maria Elena Sierra
Director of Operations
Thanks to her role as Director of Operations, she overviews the operations of over 70 manufacturing and maquila clients across Mexico. A Senior Specialist in Trade and Compliance, she enhances the international supply chain of our clients.
Maria Elena was part of the Mexican delegation that renegotiated the free trade agreements with North America, the European Union and the Pacific Alliance.
She has been accredited as an AEO technical expert by the World Customs Organization, which has led her to become an advisor to several Latin American countries on the implementation and design of their customs programs.
International Trade Compliance Director
Our Director of International Trade Compliance makes sure every process observes the right set of standards Manuel is an expert on manufacturing logistics and compliance thanks to more than three decades understanding the field. He is a member of both the Mexican Maquila Association and the Confederation of Associations of Customs Agents.
With his former roles at both Johnson Controls and Autozone, he has proven experience in trade compliance and logistics. He has established import and export compliance programs certified under IMMEX, OEA, IVA/IEPS, PROSEC, 8th Rule and CTPAT. Manuel sets the standards for great productivity.
Our Director of Environment, Health and Safety is a cornerstone of Prodensa. Since 1998 he has been leading research and implementation projects in this area, always making sure that projects fulfill the highest eco standards.
Thanks to his Masters as Chemical and Environmental Engineer, David has fulfilled roles as Director of Environmental Quality Center at the Edomex Campus of Tec de Monterrey and member of the board of the Mexico Valley Universities Association for Environmental Pollution Prevention.
He has overseen more than 160 start-up projects in Mexico and has conducted over 200 Environmental Impact Studies. He leads a position of global significance for our company.
Human Resources Director
In his role as Human Resources Director, he has become our leading expert in labor law and talent sustainability. Expertise he has proven by working with more than 150 of our clients. Alvaro leads the Talent Development program for the Mexican Maquiladora Association (INDEX).
He is a leading mind in making Prodensa a Great Place For Work since 2011 and Best Workplace for Millennials in 2017.
A labor law expert, he has been in charge of establishing the HR strategy and compliance of major global companies as they make their incursion into the Mexican Industrial market. His passion is making sure talent develops and productivity increases along with it.
Director of Construction Services
Our resident expert in industrial construction. In his role as Director of Construction Projects, Luis is a key figure in making tangible all the strategies that lead to expansion and progress for worldwide companies.
As a civil engineer with a Masters in Construction Management, he has accumulated more than two decades worth of planning and construction knowledge, which he has applied in over 75 start-up projects in Mexico.
Through several roles in the company since his arrival in 2007, Luis has been in charge of the management, construction and hand-off of ready-to-use industrial plants with cutting edge technology. He helps to build greatness.
Public Accountant and Finance Director
Transparency and efficiency are the calling cards of Gabriel Barragán, our Finance Director. He is in charge of making sure that the administrative side of our company is always in good standing. With 20 years of experience working in some of the most prestigious firms in Northern Mexico, he has a keen eye for financial detail and encyclopedic knowledge on tax, legal and accounting advisory.
His financial acumen has led him to have tenure at the Autonomous University of Nuevo León, where he teaches best practices in accounting for global firms. He is also a certified member of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants and the Institute of Public Accountants of Nuevo Leon.
Sr. Operations Manager
Our Senior Operations Manager is a natural talent scout. Gabriela has a great focus in finding the right people to work for our clients. It is not surprising that since becoming part of our team in 2012, she has hired over 70, 000 employees across 30 start-up projects in México.
She leads a team of 300 collaborators and her expertise in massive recruitment strategies have made her a cornerstone in the development and growth of endless companies, working tirelessly to find the right person for both white and blue collar positions. In her 15 years of experience she has been instrumental for hiring the workforce of industrial powerhouses such as Mazda, KIA and Grupo Modelo. She works for the right workers.