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Octavio Lepe Joins Barbachano International As Executive Search Manager

Barbachano International, Inc. (BIP) announced that Octavio Lepe Camarena has joined the firm assuming a key role as executive search manager, effective January 17.

CEO Fernando Ortiz-Barbachano made the announcement on Thursday.

“We are very excited to have Octavio join our team. His experience in business development and finance expertise will be of great value to our clients and candidates.”

Mr. Lepe will be part of the executive search leadership team and will serve as a practice leader for sales/marketing and financial services divisions. He brings over ten years of advisory and business development experience, serving as an investment banker in UBS New York and later as a senior financial advisor in wealth management at Morgan Stanley and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). He is also the founder and board member for Panamex Foods LLC, an international B2B specialty bread company designed for the HoReCA industry (hotels, restaurants, and catering) and grocery stores in Mexico and the US.

“I have the utmost confidence in Octavio Lepe’s abilities and am certain that with his successful track record of growing new markets, he will steer our commercial and financial services divisions to new heights,” said Mr. Ortiz-Barbachano.

Mr. Lepe graduated cum laude with a B.S. in business administration from the University of California, Riverside and participated in a business and economics program at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. He also holds a professional certificate in investment banking from New York University (NYU).


About Barbachano International

Barbachano International (BIP) is the premier executive search and leadership advisory firm in the Americas (USA, Mexico, Latin America, & Canada) with a focus on diversity and multicultural target markets.  Outplacement and Executive Coaching services are provided by our sister allied company Challenger Gray & Christmas. Since 1992, BIP and its affiliates have impacted the profitability of over 50% of Fortune 500 Companies.  BIP has been recognized by Forbes as Americas’ Best Executive Search Firms and currently ranks #27 and #3 on the West Coast.  Headquartered in San Diego, California with satellite offices in Florida and Mexico.  As member-owners of NPAworldwide Recruitment Network, we are supported by partner offices in over 50 countries.


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