Personalized professional service

Our vision is to consolidate ourselves as a highly skilled and responsible firm in rural property advice with high value added that favors a personalized professional service, oriented to meet our customers´ needs.

Our strength lies in the business experience, the professional management and the performance in the commercial and productive activity.

We consider that the combination of professionally coordinated and integrated efforts of the links in the value chain, and the optimization of resources are an essential factor for both the company and our clients´ growth.

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Who We Are

The MCO company (Menendez, Cassarino & Co.) was founded in 1976 with the work of the DMV. Olegario Menendez, three years after the company incorporated Agronomist Anibal Cassarino and founded the new company.
MCO consolidates the work of an outstanding group of professionals with experience in the areas of agriculture and livestock, veterinary and farm management, administrative staff, and legal and accounting advisors who have enabled MCO to achieve excellence and customer satisfaction throughout the years.
The company provides a comprehensive agricultural and livestock service to different customers from all over the world, and in different areas such as cattle and sheep ranching, dry farming, dairy, rice and forestry.

 

Director

Olegario Menéndez, DVM
om@mco.com.uy

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) graduated from Universidad de la República in 1969. He was a professor of Bovine and Swine Sciences at the School of Veterinary in Montevideo.
He has served his private professional practice, basically as a manager of agricultural entrepreneurships since 1974.
He has taken part in many national and international congresses on his specialty. He has also been a member of the governing bodies of several unions related to the trade sector.
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Portuguese.


General Manager

Martín Muttoni, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
mm@mco.com.uy

He graduated from the College of Agriculture at Universidad de la República in 2006, with a major in Crop and Livestock Production.
He worked at the private sector, developing its activity in beef cattle, dairy and agriculture.
He has extensive experience in development projects on a large scale. He worked as a development manager at one of the largest dairy projects in Uruguay, has managed companies with medium and large scale dedicated to agriculture, cattle and sheep, private consultant.
Languages: Spanish and English

 

Production Manager

Guillermo Cassarino, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
gc@mco.com.uy

He graduated from the College of Agriculture at Universidad de la República in 2012,, with a major in Crop and Livestock Production.
He worked at the private sector, developing its activity in beef cattle, dairy, horticulture and agriculture.
He has solid experience in monitoring and implementation of agricultural projects, dairy, livestock and he made operational work for one year in livestock and dairy farms in New Zealand.
Languages: Spanish, English.

 

Legal Manager

Vanessa Huppes Ripoll
vhr@mco.com.uy

Graduate in law and social sciences from the University of Vale of the Itajaí - UNIVALI (Brazil) in 2002.
Master of Laws in law of Economics and Company - FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Brazil) 2004.
Practised in the private sector, as a partner in the law firm Ripoll, Fiuza & Capella (Brazil), in the areas of corporate law, company law and taxation.
Customary practices are advice to national and foreign companies, financial and commercial, including M&A, Joint Ventures, trusts and commercial contracts in general conventions.
Languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

 



Our customers


The company manages a diverse portfolio of domestic and foreign customers (German, French and Italian), located in different regions of the country. We currently administer farms, which show different production systems, in the departments of Colonia, Soriano, Canelones, Tacuarembó, Durazno, Paysandú and Cerro Largo, in Uruguay.

In Paraguay.

Since 2008, we started developing our activities in Paraguay.