Gabriela Hernández Cardoso is a lawyer with vast experience in public and private sectors. In 2010, she was appointed President and CEO of GE Mexico. In 2013, she was named Latin America General Counsel for GE.
Prior to joining GE, Gabriela worked in the Mexican government, holding positions in the NAFTA negotiation team, Under-Attorney for Consumer Protection and in the Ministry of Communications and Transportation, first as General Director for Telecommunications and then as Undersecretary for Communications, a presidential appointment. In the private sector, she has had experience in corporate law and international trade, working in companies such as Motorola and Tellabs. She was previously an advisor to Grupo Kaluz, one of Mexico’s top corporations.
Top female business leader Gabriela Hernández Cardoso talks to David Woods about her role as general counsel for GE Latin America, the importance of career-long learning and the need to be creative and collaborative in a volatile marketplace.