Rodrigo Diehl

Chief Strategy Officer, EVP, Millicom

Rodrigo Diehl is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of Millicom International Cellular SA. He joined the company in September of 2016.

Mr. Diehl joined Millicom as part of the company’s drive to constantly improve its strategic rigour and maintain its competitive advantages in a rapidly transforming industry. He reports to Chief Executive Officer, Mauricio Ramos.

Mr. Diehl brings a wealth of experience in the evolution of the telecommunications and technology sectors, and an in-depth understanding of the Latin American region, from his previous roles. Before joining Millicom, he worked as a Partner at McKinsey & Co. both in Germany and in Brazil where, since 2003, he advised telecommunications, technology and media leaders throughout Europe, the USA, Middle East and Latin America.

As a leader of McKinsey’s Telecom, Media and Technology Practice in Latin America, he has worked closely with telecom operators, IT service providers, software players and device manufacturers across diverse functions including strategy, operations and sales and marketing. Prior to joining McKinsey, he worked as a Senior Analyst and Planning Manager at Techint Group.

Throughout his career, Rodrigo Diehl has helped governments define their vision and aspirations for the telecom and technology sectors, and published on trends and best practices in the industry. In this regard, he has authored several industry reports on behalf of McKinsey & Co. He was also a leader at Digital McKinsey, helping companies stay ahead of emerging digital technology and harnessing its power to shape new business models.

He graduated with honours from the University of Buenos Aires and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Rodrigo speaks fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish and German