Erasmo Schutzer is the CEO of INSIGHT2PROFIT. He is responsible for the leadership of INSIGHT’s fast growing and diverse team of experts that apply insight and technology to deliver enterprise value to private equity clients. Prior to becoming CEO, Erasmo was a long-term client of INSIGHT, subsequently becoming an advisor and a board member.
Erasmo brings to INSIGHT more than 35 years of experience – spanning general management, strategic planning, new business development, marketing, price, and profitability management— in public, private and private-equity owned organizations. His broad experience includes global roles that brought the opportunity to live and work in North America, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Erasmo’s broad experience includes industry practice covering nutritional supplements, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage packaging, apparel and textile fibers, polymers & specialty chemicals, and marketing consulting.
Erasmo has served as President, Consumer Health Division of Lonza, a Swiss-based Biotech and Specialty Chemicals group, integrating and leading a portfolio of products and services for the nutritional supplements, personal and home care industries. He also held positions as Senior Vice President, Consumer Health & Nutrition and Chief Marketing Officer at Capsugel Holdings, leading initiatives to grow the KKR-owned organization into a global pharmaceutical and nutritional capsule-based delivery solutions leader. Prior to Capsugel, he was Vice President of Global Marketing at O-I (Owens-Illinois), a leading global player in food & beverage packaging. Erasmo also worked at privately held Koch Industries’ Invista division as commercial development director and served 15 years at DuPont in the textile fibers, polymers and crop protection businesses holding various regional and global positions. His experience also includes 4 years in marketing, branding, and communications consulting.
A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Erasmo earned a degree in Business Management from Brazil’s FGV School of Business. Besides his interest to make a positive impact on the personal growth of his colleagues, Erasmo enjoys running, swimming and adventure travel.