Enhanced Business Acumen

An interview with Rodrigo Zapata, International Full-time MBA, Class of 2008, Rotterdam School of Management.

Enhanced Business Acumen

I am now a General Manager in a large Fulfillment Center (FC) in Poland. I’ve been in Amazon for nine years having joined through the Pathways leadership programme. My first position was in a transportation department in Luxembourg, I then progressed through two Operations Manager roles, first in Germany and then the UK, where I supported the opening of a new Fulfillment Center.

After graduating from the programme, I took Senior Manager roles in Customer Service teams in Luxembourg, Spain and Costa Rica, where I was responsible for setting site location strategies and for leading teams supporting Brazil, Mexico and wider Latin America. Geographical flexibility has allowed me to grow my career and has given me great opportunities to carry out a large variety of roles. It has been challenging, but also, a lot of fun!

Read the full version of this article on the website of Rotterdam School of Management.

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