THE TEAM

Combining in its perfect proportion the wisdom of a life dedicated to studying the engineering of automotive stamping with the experience and working methods of the world’s leading automotive multinationals, the EISA Management team is committed to leading the metal sub-systems stamping and assembly to its next dimension.

Our culture of innovation and our service mindset turns us the perfect partner to efficiently co-develop and produce complex metal-based sub-systems.

We firmly believe that the innovative design is based on an open and honest conversation between partners.

SANTIAGO FERRADAS

PRESIDENT

He represents the company’s ownership’s second generation and, apart from the corporate government and the patrimonial structure, Santiago brings its impressive experience in the main technical decisions and R&D developments. Also, he empowers all the key company’s functions through his more than 35 years of dedication to the automotive requirements fulfillment.

With all this background and experience, since assuming the presidency of EISA Santiago led the total management professionalization with multinational’s management principles to exceed the main automotive multinationals high expectations and achieve diversification in industries and solutions.

PEDRO CEPEDA

MANAGING DIRECTOR

As General Director Pedro, apart from encouraging operational functions, leads the business development and strategic design. He brings with him an extensive multinational’s experience in top positions leading the operations of companies such as Gestamp, Goodyear Dunlop or Leroy Merlin, until reaching General Management positions in global leaders such as Cofares, Celesio or Compass Group.

He is a Senior Industrial Engineer from ICAI and has a PDD from IESE, a Master in Globalization, Innovation and Strategic Design from the Duke Corporate Education in North Carolina (USA) and a Master in Design Thinking from Boston MIT Massachusetts (USA). Also, he is Advocate Six Sigma and Master Black Belt having successfully implemented comprehensive Lean Six Sigma programs in various industries.

MARCELA MAGGIO

FINANCE AND BUSINESS SUPPORT DIRECTOR

In addition to the company’s Finance and Controlling, Marcela’s assignment at EISA includes Purchases and Human Resources. With a solid technical base acquired as an Auditor in Deloitte and as Finance Manager in a consumer goods’ company, Marcela led global Ford Argentina’s global projects (such as the launch of the T 6 Ranger) optimizing component costs and developing suppliers. Subsequently, she successfully held the CFO position of Gestamp Argentina for a decade coordinating the finances of the 5 plants in the country.

Marcela holds a bachelor’s degree as a Public Accountant from the Universidad Católica Argentina UCA and a Master in Finance and Management Control from the UADE School.

MIGUEL ÁNGEL AGUADO

QUALITY MANAGER

Miguel Angel is the client’s voice and eyes in EISA at all levels and always exercises such a responsibility mandate with the utmost rigor and commitment. Moreover, in these 20 years being part of EISA, he has built the entire Quality System, has effectively monitored any risk and, lately, has joined the R&D with enthusiasm, contributing with his enormous baggage.

In addition to his time at CETEMA (Technological Center of Madrid), Miguel Angel has held positions of maximum responsibility in Automotive Quality for leading multinationals such as SKF and Piagio-Vespa.

MIGUEL ÁNGEL MEDINA

ENGINEERING MANAGER

As Engineering Director, he is the brain and soul of innovation at EISA in new subsystems with the same enthusiasm and creativity of the first day: Miguel has lived and led for 35 years the continuous transformation of EISA to meet and always exceed the expectations of its multinational automotive customers.

His school is the drawing board and then the computer on which he has become an expert in CAD / CAM / CAE. Beyond, he is one of the great experts in the design and construction of all types of complex metal stamping tools, and a recognized guru of the optimal processes conception for obtaining complex geometries and very restricted tolerances. In all this time, his mastery of all the functional areas of an automotive industry (Quality, Production, Toolshop, Logistics, etc.) makes him a benchmark for all EISA teammates and its customers.

FRANCISCO JOSÉ FERNÁNDEZ

INDUSTRIAL DIRECTOR

Francisco coordinates the areas of Toolshop, Stamping, Assembly and Maintenance to ensure all the equipment works like a single gear. Francisco incorporates to EISA his experience directing the Operations of Industrial Automotive Companies like Aprim, or of manufacturers of specialized machinery like MSS Lasers in the UK.

Francisco provides a Higher Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Technology, in addition to a Master in Industry 4.0. As former Spanish Ministry of Defense’s Technical Specialist, Francisco accumulates extreme technical experiences in maximum stress and tough environments.

FABIANO GOMES

SUPPLY CHAIN ​​DIRECTOR, SYSTEMS AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

The Supply Chain, systems and Continuous Improvement areas come together under the baton of Fabiano so that the Client has a single point of contact for all aspects of the supply and its improvement. In Brazil and Europe he has dedicated 22 years to the Supply Chain of two OEMs such as Volkswagen and Mitsubishi, and two Tier1 global automotive leaders such as Valeo and Robert Bosch.

He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering in Brazil and also holds an MBA in his home country. Recently he has completed a Master in Supply Chain in Spain by the ICIL.