Armando Islas

With more than 30 years’ experience in the FMCG sector, of which 15 years have been spent working on different continents, Armando has recently joined the Positive team as a Senior Associate with responsibility to develop the Latin America region. Experienced in Operations, and with a specialization in Procurement, he has worked for the Oil, Gas, Dairy, Baby Food, Wine & Spirits and Edible Oil Industries around the world.

Within Procurement, he has undertaken local, regional and global responsibilities from Buyer to CPO level, and has been deeply involved in the design and development of training, coaching and mentoring programs for people across the globe. He loves to create and support cross-functional teams to build on diversity and develop creative and innovative solutions with a 360 approach.

Passionate about sports, especially racquet sports and American Football, he spends his free time developing mind, spirit and body while caring for and loving his family.

Favourite cheese: Oaxaca