Brazilian national born in 1974, Claudia Sender Ramirez is a Member of the Board of Directors and a Member of the Nomination, Compensation & Governance and of the Health, Safety & Sustainability Committees of Holcim (formerly LafargeHolcim). She was elected to the Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim in 2019. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.
Claudia Sender Ramirez was Senior Vice President for Clients at LATAM Airlines Group until May 2019. Before that, she was CEO for LATAM Airlines Brazil since 2013. She joined TAM Airlines in 2011 as Commercial and Marketing Vice President and in 2012, once the association between LAN and TAM happened, she became responsible for the Brazil Domestic Business Unit. Claudia Sender Ramirez has also worked for several years in the Consumer Goods industry, focusing on Marketing and Strategic Planning. Prior to joining LATAM, she was Marketing Vice President at Whirlpool Latin America, where she worked for seven years. She has also worked as a consultant at Bain&Company, in projects ranging from telecommunications to airlines.
Her other mandates include that she is a Member of the Board of Directors of Metalurgica Gerdau S.A. (incl. of its subsidiary Gerdau S.A.), São Paulo, Brazil, of Telefonica S.A., Madrid, Spain, and of Embraer S.A., São Paulo, Brazil.