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About APA Latam

Innovation and Excellence in Talent Search

Ariana Picard Ami

Expert in Strategic Organizational Development and Executive Recruitment with extensive experience in strategic organizational development and executive recruitment across multiple industries in the region, including technology, retail, distribution, consumer goods, manufacturing, professional services, and finance. She has corporate experience in marketing and communications, having worked with companies such as Tetra Pak and Motta International throughout Latin America.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Business and Marketing from Loyola University in New Orleans and is a graduate of the Disruptive Innovation Program from INCAE Business School and Babson College. She is certified in Instructional Design by ATD® (Association for Talent Development) and in Top Grading.

Domenica Carbone

Managing Partner
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Doménica Carbone

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With over 15 years of distinguished managerial experience, he has successfully led the comprehensive development of new businesses, sales, finance, marketing, and operations across various industries, including advertising, professional services, retail, and technology. His experience has been solidified through high-level executive roles, positioning him as a strategic leader in the business world. He is currently the CEO of Futurad, a recognized DOOH advertising company. Previously, he served as the new business development manager for CM Business Group (Novey, Cochez, CMF).

He holds a degree in Economics with dual emphasis in Business Administration and Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His academic background, combined with extensive practical experience, has given him a unique perspective for identifying and attracting top talent, thereby contributing to the continuous growth and success of the companies we serve.

Tomas Altamirano

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Tomas Altamirano
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With over 30 years of updated experience in organizational development for regional, multinational, and family businesses in the financial, technology, real estate development, media, and NGO sectors in Panama, Central America, and the Caribbean.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and International Relations from Florida State University, graduating with honors. She also has a master’s degree in Educational Psychology from Oklahoma State University, also with honors. Additionally, she has pursued further studies and obtained certifications in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), BSC Kaplan & Norton, and Organizational Design from Cornell University. She is affiliated with the Association of Women Directors of Panama.


Ariana Picard Ami

Global network with regional and local presence.

Madrid (ESP) - Barcelona (ESP) - Amsterdam (NL) - Paris (FR) - Brussels (BEL) - Copenhagen (DNK) -Munich (DE) - Prague (CZE) - Budapest (HUN) - Casablanca (MA) - Istanbul (TR) - Singapore (SGP) - Dubai (UAE) - Pune (IND) - Mumbai (IND) - Sao Paulo (BR) - Bogotá (COL) - Mexico City (MEX) - Panama, Central America and the Caribbean - Santiago of Chile (CHL)

APA LATAM is an organizational consulting and executive search firm founded in 2012, serving needs in Panama, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Since 2020, we have been partners with the International Catenon Group, with a global network extending to over 15 offices in various cities worldwide. This collaboration allows us to leverage the expertise of specialists across different industries, from technology to alternative energy.

We are integrated based on shared values and a robust, secure technological platform. Our global network provides us with both regional and local presence to effectively serve our clients.

The History of APA LATAM

SINCE 2012
  • Multifunctional Team: Professionals in all sectors of the economy.

  • Advanced Technology: We use a digital recruitment ecosystem based on architecture and data analysis, powered by artificial intelligence.

  • Global Reach: Our strategically located offices around the world are interconnected, allowing us to reach millions of professionals globally

What Sets Us Apart
Catenon Partners
Executive Recruitment

Our Client-Centered Approach: At APA LATAM, we excel in tailoring our services to each client, forging lasting partnerships that drive success. Our agile and transparent communication, along with our focus on data protection and privacy, ensures effective solutions and strong relationships.

Commitment to Excellence: More than recruiters, we are partners dedicated to your success. Our global network and innovative technology ensure exceptional talent and adaptability to the changing market demands. Stay ahead with APA LATAM.

A Team of Experts in Talent Search and Organizational Development


Let's talk about your next executive recruitment

Contact our team of experts to discuss your executive talent needs and how we can help you find the ideal leaders for your organization.

What to Expect When You Submit the Form:
  • Personalized advice and dedicated attention.

  • Solutions tailored to your specific requirements.

  • A strategic approach to finding the right talent.

  • Clear and transparent communication throughout the process.

  • Exceptional results backed by our proven experience.

  • A trustworthy and long-term partnership.

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With over 8 years of experience in international executive recruitment for companies in Spain, Mexico, Central America, and Panama, she is proficient in the healthcare, IT, pharmaceutical, and commercial sectors. Concurrently, she has developed impactful advisory and professional integration programs in the region.

She holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of the Americas in Puebla and a Master's in Human Resources Management from EAE Business School in Spain. She is certified by DISC® Spain for human behavior analysis. In August 2021, she joined the APA-Catenon team as an associate consultant for Panama, Central America, the Caribbean, and the region

Renee Verazas

Senior Associate
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Renee Verazas

Expert in executive recruitment in Spain and Latin America, specializing in the technology, telecommunications, consumer goods, distribution, retail, and financial sectors. She brings extensive experience in human resources from companies such as Tigo (Telecarrier), Digicel, and Grupo Rey. In May 2023, she joined APA-Catenon as an Associate Consultant for Panama, Central America, and the Caribbean.

She holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Barcelona and is a graduate of the Postgraduate Program in Directorial Development in Sustainable Business from the Barcelona School of Management. She is certified in Coaching by the ICC.

Barbara Isen

Senior Associate
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Barbara Isen
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