BBB Industries Adds Gonzalo Cajade as Chief People Officer

BBB Industries Adds Gonzalo Cajade as Chief People Officer

Cajade replaces Matt Brynildson who will remain in an advisory role through the transition.

BBB Industries has appointed Gonzalo Cajade as its executive vice president and chief people officer (CPO), effective immediately. Cajade will be based in the company’s corporate center outside of Mobile, Alabama. He replaces Matt Brynildson who will remain in an advisory role through the transition.

Cajade is an experienced industrial sector human resources leader who spent his entire career at the former United Technologies Corporation (UTC) and Otis Elevator, which spun off from UTC in 2020, BBB said. He brings over two decades of experience in multicultural settings including regional CPO roles for the Asia-Pacific region and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Cajade was also the vice president of talent and diversity for Otis and was most recently CPO for their Americas business.

Cajade has an undergraduate degree from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa where he majored in labor relations and an MBA from the IAE Business School, both in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His global experience provides him with a diverse perspective and the skills to navigate and lead in culturally rich environments, BBB said.

“Gonzalo is the right leader to guide us through the next stage of our journey. He brings a unique mix of talent acquisition and development, labor relations and compensation management skills, plus the team orientation and drive required by our distinctive culture,” said BBB CEO Duncan Gillis. “I am absolutely delighted that Gonzalo decided to join our company and look forward to partnering with him over the coming years.”

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