An executive and entrepreneur who has been helping to transform construction with innovation and sustainability


Marcelo is the CEO of Precon Engenharia, a leading regional company in concrete precast products and a benchmark for its innovative, sustainable, and industrialized construction system for low-cost residential properties.

For 5 years as CEO, Marcelo has led the transformation of a traditional company by means of innovation and the use of management concepts of start-ups, coming from his experience in the Silicon Valley.

Lille World Forum, France

Elected in 2007 by the Você S/A Magazine, FIA-USP and Korn Ferry International as of the CEOs of the FUTURE.
Elected in 2015 by Forbes as one of the 10 withstanding CEPs in Brazil below 40 years of age.
One of the 3 “Year’s Entrepreneurs”chosen by EY – Sustainable category.
Elected by Encontro Magazine as the Year’s Executive in 2015.

Marcelo has been invited to talk about innovation, leadership, sustainability and people management in important events both in Brazil and abroad.


In his above 15 years of career, Marcelo has stood out in managing positions such as Controller, CFO, Executive VP and CEO of major companies from the construction business such as Andrade Gutierrez, MIRV Engenharia, Caenge, and Precon.

Marcelo also acts in board of directors, with a background at the IBGC, and is a member of BTS Properties’ Board of Directors, of the Strategic Council of ABCIC (Brazilian Association of Industrialized Concrete Construction), ABRH (Brazilian Association of Human Resources), and member of AMCHAM-MG (American Trade Chamber)’s Board of Directors.

Marcelo stands out as an encourager to entrepreneurship, and acts as Mentor of Endeavor, an organization that promotes the contact between entrepreneurs in businesses with a high growth potential and entrepreneurs with an expertise that can (and should) be multiplied.

A supporter of the start-up environment where he acts as mentor, investor and member of some start-up’s board of directors, such as for example Smartalk (impact presentations) and Ingage Digital (digital marketing and inbound marketing).



Arthur Guimarães Award
UFMG – for academic highlight


Você S/A, FIA-USP and Korn Ferry International


Entrepreneur highlight
CDL Belo Horizonte


EY Entrepreneur of the year 
Sustainable Executive Category


Entrepreneur of the year
Latin American Quality

Forbes Magazine
Outstanding CEO in Brazil Below 40 years of age

Executive of the year in 2015
Encontro Magazine – Year’s Mineiros (MG born)



ufmg Engenharia Civil
ibmec MBA Finanças Corporativas
stanford MBA – MSC Management – Sloan


singularity Inovação e Tecnologias Exponenciais
Singularity University
columbia Empreendedorismo
Columbia Graduate School of Business
harvard Finanças
Harvard Business School
harvard Mercado Imobiliário
Harvard Business School
fdc Gestão
Fundação Dom Cabral
feausp Gestão de Futuro
pmi Gestão de Projetos
ibgc Governança para Conselho de Administração