Who we are

Contevenca, established in 1976, is the leading executive search firm in Venezuela and the only firm with 5 network offices strategically located throughout the major cities and industrial zones in our country: Caracas, Valencia, Maracay, Maracaibo and Puerto la Cruz.

Our nation-wide firm, headquartered in Caracas, plus our 4 regional offices, allow us to provide more efficient on-site service. 

Contevenca is a shareholder of IIC Partners, one of the world´s top 10 executive search organizations, with 49 offices in 36 countries.

Our mission is to partner with our clients to provide the best talent to help grow their business. 

Contevenca has more than 35 years of experience assessing companies nationwide and is the only executive search firm in Venezuela that has the capacity to offer combined service in all the industrial zones throughout the country and cover all sectors and practices relevant to the Venezuelan economy: 

  • Consumer Goods & Retail 
  • Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences 
  • Industrial & Manufacturing 
  • Automotive 
  • Energy - Oil & Gas 
  • Financial Services 
  • Professional Services 
  • Technology & Telecommunication 
  • Construction & Infrastructure 
  • Mining & Metallurgy


For more than three decades we have served a wide range of clients including Fortune 500 multinationals, national corporations and family businesses; having successfully completed over 3,000 assignments for positions with titles of: 

  • Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers (CEO)
  • Country Managers and General Managers
  • C level positions: 
    • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
    • Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
    • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
    • Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), among others
  • Management positions for a very diverse range of functional areas: Finance, Controlling, Administration, Sales, Marketing, Trade Marketing, Human Resources, Operations, Supply Chain, IT, Legal and many others.

Our team is comprised of senior consultants, who have solid experience within executive positions, both in diverse industry sectors and in executive search consulting. Contevenca works with a team philosophy, supported by our network made up of 5 offices in Venezuela and 49 offices worldwide, all of whom work in a coordinated manner generating synergy. 


Competitive Advantages of Contevenca: 


  • Global Reach: Contevenca is a shareholder of IIC Partners, one of world´s top 10 executive search organizations, with 49 offices in 36 countries. 
  • National Reach: We are the only executive search consulting firm that possesses a network in the 5 major cities and industrial zones of Venezuela (Caracas, Valencia, Maracay, Maracaibo and Puerto La Cruz). 
  • Local Presence: Possessing strategically located offices in diverse zones across the country, we can provide faster and more efficient service. 
  • Experience: We are pioneers in our country. Contevenca, established in 1976, has more than 35 years providing executive search services in Venezuela.
  • Expertise: Because we are present in distinct and diverse areas, we are experts in all the industries that are present in Venezuela. 
  • Data Base: We possess the most extensive and best quality databases in Venezuela which contain information of a great number of qualified executives located across the country. 
  • Our Team: Our consultants are highly qualified professionals with significant experience in the Venezuelan executive search and consulting industry.


Ethical Principles: 


Contevenca is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). AESC guarantee the highest professional standards in retained executive search and as an active member, we strongly adhere to its strict code of ethics and professionalism. AESC member firms are guided by the following ethical principles, which reflect fundamental values of the retained executive search consulting professional:

  • Professionalism 
  • Integrity 
  • Objectivity 
  • Accuracy 
  • Confidentiality 
  • Loyalty 
  • Equal Opportunity