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Key Challenges Of Recruiting Automotive Talent In Mexico

This 11-minute audio interview is presented by Jose J. Ruiz, CEO and managing partner, Alder Koten.

Advertisement’s latest Audio Interview “Key Challenges of Recruiting Automotive Talent in Mexico” features Jose Ruiz. Ruiz serves as Alder Koten’s managing partner and CEO, providing vision, strategic direction and the roadmap for the firm’s future. Alder Koten has offices in Mexico and the U.S.

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In the 11-minute Audio Interview, Ruiz discusses these questions:

  • What is the current state of the professional, management, and executive talent market in Mexico?
  • What has been the impact of the pandemic? Is it still felt? 
  • What are important things to consider competing for talent in Mexico? 
  • How are new industry trends developing for talent in Mexico?

About Jose J. Ruiz, CEO and Managing Partner, Alder Koten

Ruiz is involved in executive search work focused on board members, CEOs and senior-level executives; and consulting engagements related to leadership and organizational effectiveness helping clients create thriving cultures. An important part of his time is also spent on research work focused on organizational effectiveness centered on leadership and culture.


Alder Koten has offices in Houston, Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara with partner firms in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom

In his recruiting practice, Ruiz partners with clients in the industrial and consumer markets to help them recruit talent and develop thriving cultures. Working broadly across sectors Jose’s team specializes in upstream and downstream supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, distribution and transportation with a strong focus on digital transformation, auto industry electrification, and Industry 4.0.

Prior to joining Alder Koten, Ruiz was a principal with Heidrick & Struggles’ Global Industrial Practice based in Houston, Texas; and Monterrey, Mexico. His professional experience also includes leadership positions in engineering and operations management for manufacturing organizations in the US and Mexico. This experience includes serving as vice president and general manager at Holley Performance Products. 


As an active member of the Conscious Capitalism movement, Ruiz is part of a global community of business leaders dedicated to elevating humanity through business. He is a board leadership fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and serves on the board of IMD International Search Group, Shelmex, and Conscious Capitalism Mexico.

Ruiz holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and electrical engineering from the Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

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