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Maria Francia

Mary Francia

CEO of Serowires Strategy Consulting


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Mary Francia brings three decades of executive expertise to her multifaceted career in business management, technology strategy, and innovation. With a decade-long tenure as the CEO of a Management Consulting firm and leadership roles at prominent organizations like Alcatel-Lucent (now NOKIA), Royal Philips, and Time Warner Cable, she has a global footprint spanning the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Mary's focus lies in instigating transformative change, fostering long-term value, and excelling in strategic growth, innovation, product portfolios, and market expansion.

In her advisory capacity, Mary specializes in Strategy, Human Capital, and Governance, guiding companies toward resilient and responsible operations. She is a renowned figure in recruiting transformative Board and C-level leaders on a global scale. Holding an MBA in International Business and a Certification in International Corporate Governance from INSEAD, Mary is actively engaged in the international governance community, serving as the Americas Ambassador for the International Directors Network. She further bolsters her credentials with certifications in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University and in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG), and Climate Change from Competent Boards. Beyond boardrooms, this native of Peru remains a dedicated mentor, lecturer, and event speaker, embodying the essence of a global executive.