Managing Director and Co-Founder
Claudio oversees 25 team members that spread globally throughout offices in Miami, Buenos Aires and Bogota. His experience in both sides of the luxury businesses gives him a unique expertise and knowledge increasing the effectiveness of the company. In 2001, after working in his own architectural firm in Buenos Aires, he joined LVMH as a Local Architect to work for Dior Perfumes in Argentina. Two years later he was promoted to Regional Architect and Visual Merchandising Manager in charge of the projects throughout all Latin America and the Caribbean.
In 2008, Claudio decided to become independent and immediately after opening BIRKA, CHANEL Parfums offered him the possibility to integrate the architecture team, collaborating intensively with the projects for the entire Americas. In 2016, BIRKA made the “Inc. 5000 List” taking part of the group of fastest-growing private companies in America.
Claudio holds an Architecture Master´s Degree from Buenos Aires University. He is married to the architect Florencia Sommer, and is the father of Tobias, Melanie and Olivia. His family shares his love, for horses, polo, fine food and those things done with honesty, detail and professionalism.