Prior to joining Sysmex, a medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology company, five years ago, Alex Garini spent his formative years in Siemens, where his varied experience covered every aspect of corporate finance in addition to stints as the head of strategic projects for one of the conglomerate’s companies.
One of Garini’s guiding principles as a finance executive is to get as far away from his desk as possible and deeply engage with broad and diverse groups of stakeholders. Over the course of a career that includes leadership positions throughout Latin America, Europe, and North America, the Brazil native has embraced that principle to its extreme. Garini, who speaks four languages, exhorts his rising managers and executives to “train themselves to be global” by seeking roles in new regions to gain exposure to new cultures, languages, market environments, and business perspectives.
Guest: Alex Garini
Company: Sysmex America
Headquartered: Chicago, IL
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