President, Latin AmericaNilton Paletta is president, Latin America, responsible for IMS Health operations in 13 countries. He was named to this position in January 2011.
With more than two decades of healthcare industry experience, Nilton joined IMS Health in 2003 and has held a series of progressively responsible positions in Latin America. He has served as commercial director, Latin America; general manager, Brazil; and most recently, general manager, Southern Region.
Prior to IMS Health, Nilton was general manager of Cegedim do Brazil, leading the company’s start-up in that country. He also held a number of leadership roles at Eli Lilly, including regional marketing and sales management positions for Asia Pacific and Latin America, and area sales manager for the company’s U.S. sales affiliate.
Nilton holds a degree in Business Administration and a post-graduate degree in Marketing at the ESPM School in Sao Paulo (Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing).