The Pacific Institute Announces Sergio Tigera as Executive Director, US Market Development
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The Pacific Institute® is proud to announce and welcome Sergio Tigera as Executive Director, US Market Development. Sergio joins The Pacific Institute with tremendous experience in domestic and international sales, having spent 14 years with Caterpillar Inc., a Fortune 50 company. His record-breaking career in sales and marketing showcases his abilities as an organizational solutions provider, accelerating business performance across multiple industries. “Sergio’s vast knowledge and talents make him a key addition to our team. We are grateful to have someone of his caliber join us in this role,” said Mark Panciera, President, US Market Development. “Sergio’s mindset, skillset and extensive experience will enhance our ability to bring our world-class solutions to the US marketplace.”
In this fast paced world of change and increasing demands, this is an exciting time for The Pacific Institute to bring their high performance solutions to organizations across the US. Sergio agrees. “It was during my time at Caterpillar that I was exposed to The Pacific Institute’s unique mindset curriculum and culture development work. I saw firsthand the enormous impact the program had on the organization and its individual members, including myself. I am excited to be a part of the TPI family, and look forward to working with organizations to help them unleash their potential and achieve new heights of success.”
Sergio began his impressive career with Caterpillar, Inc. Over the next 14 years, his talents at Caterpillar led him to numerous sales, marketing and management positions across four countries and three continents. Leading successful projects in Spain, and Geneva, Switzerland, Sergio broke all-time European sales records at Caterpillar, generating $180 million in sales. In Rome, Italy, he improved dealer profitability by 20% and successfully managed a $140 million dealer acquisition. After setting all-time sales and revenue records in Colombia, Sergio returned to Miami, FL leading a product sales team to exceed his target of $230 million annual business plans.
Upon leaving Caterpillar Inc., Sergio served as Executive Director of Development at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business, before joining The Pacific Institute. Recipient of the South Florida Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Award, Sergio also raises money each year for the March of Dimes, and the United Way. He is married to Aslynn Rivera-Tigera and they have a 4-year-old daughter, Gianna Marie Tigera.
Sergio has degrees in International Business and Marketing from FIU, an Executive MBA, also from FIU, and has completed an International Consortium Program at the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Pacific Institute® is a global consultancy with over four decades of expertise in delivering customized solutions that empower organizations and individuals to improve performance and reach their full potential. Founded in 1971 in Seattle, Washington, the Institute has served clients in over 60 countries and 23 languages. It has worked with regional, national, and global corporations, as well as governments, educational institutions, professional athletes, sports teams, and other organizations. To date, more than 6.5 million people around the world have participated in the Institute’s programs.