Roberto Bento Vidal
Senior Advisor and Partner CFEG Brazil
Roberto Vidal is senior adviser and partner at Cambridge Family Enterprise Group–Brasil, a highly specialized, international advisory, education and research organization serving family enterprises. Founded in 1989, it is devoted to helping families achieve multigenerational success for their families, enterprises, and financial wealth.
Mr. Vidal advises family enterprises of different sizes, generations, and industries throughout Brazil. He specializes in improving governance structures, business strategies, and the operational performance of their companies–always with a focus on increasing shareholder value. He was formerly at São Paulo-based Bridge Business Advisors, which merged with Cambridge Family Enterprise Group in 2017 to serve Brazilian multigenerational families and family-owned businesses on business strategies, family office strategies, ownership strategies, and family strategies.
Prior to CFEG, Mr. Vidal held senior executive positions in Brazilian and international companies in several industry sectors, including: CEO and Head of Region of Louis Dreyfus Company Brasil; Managing Partner of Alianza Investimentos; CEO of Aqces Logística; Global Vice President of Logistics and Procurement of Magnesita Refratários; Supply Chain and Forestry Operations Director of Fibria Celulos; and Corporate Logistics Manager of Ambev.
Mr. Vidal earned his M.B.A. from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and his B.A. in Finance from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He is fluent in English and Portuguese.