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Marcos Cajina

Marcos Cajina is founder and president of Renewal® an international network provider of customized leadership development learning services. As a leadership developer, he uses a variety of active and experiential methods to help executive/team transformation through the application of human science.

Marcos is the seven-time recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award at the IE-Business School, and a core member of the Center for Creative Leadership/Wharton team that earned the prestigious Excellence in Practice Award by the European Foundation for Management Development. Marcos is former Learning Director Spain the Wharton Business School Aresty Executive Education, Univ. Pennsylvania.

Since 2001, he has worked with senior executives, and multidisciplinary teams in 26 countries across four continents and 13 industries such as ABN Amro Bank, Acciona, Amadeus, Alsa, Avon, Boston, Chep, Consulting Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Clear Channel, Disney, Goodyear, Google, Grupo Prisa GlaxoSmithKline, ING-Direct, Kellogg, Monsanto, Roche, Mazda, NH-Hotels Group, Aptar, Adidas, etc.

Parallel to this work, Marcos is currently Senior Faculty at The Center for Creative Leadership EMEA in its flagship Leadership at the Peak program and customized programs for world-leading corporations. Visiting professor in coaching, and leadership facilitator in the International MBA at IE-Business School. He has also served in Wharton Executive Education (USA), Ashridge Business School (UK), and Skolkova Business School (Russia). Lately, he has joined as adjunct faculty at the IDDI-Notre Dame University, and the IE-Business School-Brown University EMBA.

Before founding Renewal®, Marcos had a 14-year international career in leadership development at the Ford Motor Company, where he served as the youngest Iberian Region HR Ford Group Manager. He also led the Leadership Excellence European Programme successfully and was Manager Organizational Personal Planning Marketing Sales & Programmes Europe at the Ford European Headquarters in the UK from where he also led the European Talent Recruitment Initiative.

His workshop on Self-Compassion in Business was awarded the best workshop at the Spirituality and Creativity Management World Congress in 2015 at ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, Stanford School of Medicine https://compassionjournal.stanford.edu/2015/05/522/. In 2015, he addressed the Commencement Speech at IE B-School. He has lectured for professional and trade associations and has been a featured speaker on TV2 Spain, and “TV Canal Nacional de Chile” on coaching and leadership.

He is the only Certified Professional Facilitator in Spain, and CertifiedAssessor by the International Association of Facilitators (USA); and is a Board Certified Coach by the Center for Credentialing and Education in the USA.

Committed to lifelong learning, Marcos is Doctor (Ed.D. Hons) in Transformational Leadership, MBA (Hons.) at IE B-School and earned a Diploma on Strategic Leadership at The London B-School. He also holds an MSc. Human Resources Strategic Management.