Working with Latin America

Event Start Date: October 19, 2021 1:30 PM
Event End Date: October 19, 2021 3:00 PM


Working with Latin America
CCC Connections Room G501 (Reitz Union)
October 19, 2021 | 1:30 - 3:00 pm ET

Guest speaker: Francisco Santeiro, Trade & Transportation Consultant, Former Director of Government & Regulatory Affairs with FedEx Latin America & Caribbean Division

Considering Florida has strong historical and economic ties to Latin America, alumnus Francisco Santeiro will share his experiences of working in and with the region. Many UF graduates will likely have some professional interaction with Latin America at some point in their career. He will address the importance of cross-cultural understanding and languages of the region, as well as other workplace subtleties to be aware of when working globally.

This event is the second part in a series with Francisco Santeiro:

  • Part 1: Global Career Conversation and Advice, October 18 at 11 am
  • Part 3: Career Opportunities in Logistics & International Trade, October 20 at 6:00 pm


Francisco X Santeiro holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and master’s degrees from the University of Miami and Florida International University. For over 30 years, Santeiro worked in the international transportation and logistics industry focused on the Latin America & Caribbean region. He retired in 2019, finishing his career as Director of Government Affairs for FedEx’s Latin America and Caribbean Division. He is currently providing consulting and management services to CLADEC, the Latin America regional express industry association.

The CCC Connections room is located in the Reitz Union.