Santiago Ruete

Senior Partner
Oficina Barcelona

Tel: 902 003 729 | 609 888 880

Barcelona, Spain

Since November 2013 Senior Partner of the Barcelona Office. Professional experience of more than 30 years, always framed in different facets of the Human Resources function, in multinational companies of great consumption, with wide management experience and multidisciplinary vision. He has led and participated in different business projects of reorganization and restructuring during his long professional career.

Santiago is an expert in the area of Labor Relations, where he has had to lead and manage all types of processes, both mergers of different companies, such as EREs and ERTEs, and carry out orderly closing, without any disruption, Of all the companies of the multinational Sara Lee in Iberia (Spain and Portugal).

Also, it has proven extensive experience in the negotiation of different collective agreements, both at the sector and company level, having managed and managed them with great success.

Prior to joining the OMD HR Consulting Group, Santiago has performed the following roles:
Sara Lee Iberia Human Resources Vice President

2001 – 2012 (11 years)

Creation of Shared Services company.

Implementation matrix structure.

Location Global Brands in Barcelona Headquarters.

Restructuring and sale of the different companies, except S & T.


Vice President Human Resources of Sara Lee Bakery Iberia Corporativa

1998 – 2004 (6 years)

Acquisition and integration of new companies.

New corporate structure, new organization, new agreements.

Resizing of templates and closure of work centers.