Berta Escudero

Managing Director, Retail

Berta Escudero is Managing Director, Retail at Gordon Brothers. Berta is responsible for developing and executing the firm’s retail offering across Europe, Russia and the Middle East. She oversees the execution of various projects for retailers undergoing restructuring, providing expertise, capital and operational support to companies and their investors as they manage through change.

Berta is an experienced retailer having worked with and managed many high-profile international brands through transitional periods. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, she was the CEO of El Ganso, a multinational Spanish fashion retailer operating in 11 countries. She previously spent 10 years at Grupo Cortefiel, now Tendam, another multinational fashion company with over 2,000 stores in 90 countries, lastly as CEO.

Berta has a Master of Industrial Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. She has won several awards throughout her career, including logistics excellence and top innovator. Berta speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.