About Us

Who we are?

We are an interdisciplinary team focused on providing added value to cross-industries’ companies in attracting and selecting the best talent in the market. We have solid and vast international experience managing specialized recruitment campaigns in Senior and Middle Management positions, as well as Human Resources Consulting, Labor Hire, Outplacement and Employee Wellbeing programs, having successfully executed projects at a Global level, predominantly within the Americas.


Mission - Vision

Through Innovation we help with shared honesty and passion to connect enterprises with the best professionals available in the market who possess the best fit according to the organizational culture of our clients.

Meet our Management Team

Juan David Viñas​ Managing Director

Juan David holds a Degree in Industrial Economics from Koblenz University in Germany and a Master’s in Strategic Business and Marketing from EUDE University in Madrid Spain, alongside an impressive background in mining, oil & gas, energy, logistics, it & telco, infrastructure and construction recruitment for over 15 years focusing mainly in medium to high level searches. Juan David possesses a unique understanding of the far-reaching economic impacts of HR and recruitment that companies face.

Luis Merlano Former Chief Financial

The current ambassador of Colombia to the United Arab Emirates, was part of the JDV Partners team as the Chief Financial Officer. His extensive experience of over 15 years in managing business relationships and implementing financial strategies has provided him with a solid foundation to assume this position of great responsibility.

Paola Viñas Recruitment Lead

Paola holds a degree in Industrial Design from the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia as well as a specialization in European Studies (Europaicum) from the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken, Germany. She also possesses a diploma in BIM (Building Information Modeling) from the Universidad del Norte. Paola possesses over 10 years of working experience and is fluent in English with intermediate high level of German.

Juliana Ochoa Chief Business Development Officer

​Juliana holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with emphasis in Market from the ICESI University in Cali, Colombia, who additionally possesses postgraduate studies as a Specialist in applied analytics for businesses from the same University.
She possesses over 11 years of working experience in commercial roles at a management level having had to manage interdisciplinary teams in international environments, therefore she understands very well how to structure a growth Business Development strategy for companies, leveraged with data analytics that complement the objectiveness at the moment of making calls that end up in a sustained growth for JDV Partners. Juliana is bilingual with an advanced level of English.

Clients that support our expertise