Co-Lead, Global Diversity & Inclusion
Consultant, Chief Marketing Officer and Consumer Practice
Cynthia Soledad co-leads Egon Zehnder’s Global Diversity Council, advising clients on diversity & inclusion practices in leadership. She is a respected provider of executive search and management appraisal services across all consumer goods and services, while drawing on deep experience in consumer durables, packaged goods, and retail.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Cynthia served as Senior Brand Director at Whirlpool Corporation with responsibility for the KitchenAid brand, which included refreshing its positioning and redesigning the main products. She also led Marketing Services and established the company’s first digital center of excellence. Earlier, Cynthia was a Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble, where she held various roles in business delivery, upstream innovation, and shopper marketing.
Throughout her career, Cynthia has been engaged in developing leadership and promoting employee diversity and inclusion, for example by leading the Whirlpool Women’s Network and P&G’s Asians in Marketing and CMK group.
Cynthia earned a BA in anthropology from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.