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Matthias Buttner, Ambassador of InterNations ExPat Community Campinas Brazil

Matthias Buttner, Ambassador of InterNations ExPat Community, Campinas Brazil


Matthias ButtnerAmbassador of InterNations ExPat Community, Campinas Brazil and  also the president of the Alumni-Club of the University St. Gallen in Brazil, The Campinas InterNations community recently celebrated the first anniversary of serving the region and I had the pleasure of meeting many of the members. In this interview we talk about Brazil, the Intercultural challenges and exciting opportunities for expats in the Brazil.

Listen to the Talk 2 Brazil interview by Tom Reaoch with Matthias Buttner:
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Matthias is a Swiss citizen with permanent residency in Brazil (Campinas area), Matthias has worked 11 years in the in-vitro diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry in Latin America, out of which nine years alone in Roche's Diagnostics Division in Brazil and Latin America. He has a proven track-record in business development, general management and start-up management, with a focus on Brazil. By his personality, he is a rather entrepreneurial and innovative individual, and by academic training, he is a Business Administrator and Economist from a leading international university (St. Gallen in Switzerland). He is fluent in German (native language), English, Portuguese and Spanish.
 "Brazil is not for beginners" is a famous line of the Brazilian musician Tom Jobim. Helping Swiss small- to mid-sized companies navigate through the difficult business waters in Brazil is Matthias' main mission today at the Swiss Business Hub in Sao Paulo. 

Besides his work and family, he persues academic research interests in the field of expertise, expert performance and deliberate practice related to management and leadership.

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