He is one of the leading business turnaround executives in the world. Prior to joining CCMP in October 2008, he served as Chairman, CEO and/or President of
Continental Airlines, Burger King and PWC Consulting.
He’s hyperactive, loud and rebellious. He’s also too idealistic and bad at managing details. All of these weaknesses have helped him succeed as a speaker, leadership professor, stand-up comedian and endurance athlete.
In 2003, Carlos founded Vueling Airlines (today one of the largest low-cost airlines in Europe, with over 100 million passengers carried), where he served as CEO
from 2003 to 2007, leading the company to a successful flotation in the stock market in late 2006.