Jorge Benitez

Managing Director, North America & Chief Executive, U.S.

Education: University of Florida, degrees in Accounting and Economics
What I’m Reading: The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell
My Philosophy: Live and Let Live.
Interests: Boating, fishing and other water sports; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

How do you define leadership?

Having a vision and making it a reality by empowering others to do their collective best.

What is your most rewarding career accomplishment?

Developing other leaders to surpass their own expectations and take on leadership roles.

What’s the worst mistake a leader can make?

Not trusting your team. What was the best advice you ever received? The most successful people are the ones who ask for help.