Organizational Chart and Executives
The challenges we meet on a daily basis are addressed by a team of highly trained professionals who bring together a wealth of experience and professionalism.
Executive Vice President
Law, Universidad de Chile; MBA, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quemchi S.A. and Navarino S.A.; Director of Compañía Electrometalúrgica S.A., Cristalerías de Chile S.A., Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores S.A., SM SAAM S.A. and Marítima de Inversiones S.A.; Member of the Advisory Board at Generación Empresarial.
Chief Financial Officer
Business Administration degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; MBA, University of California (UCLA). Former Director of Financial Research and Analysis at Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras; Market Risk Manager and later CFO of Corpbanca; Corporate Development Manager of Holding Corpgroup, overseeing acquisitions of hotels, shopping centers and banks as well as the issuance of bonds and bank debt; Director of Corpbanca Venezuela and Combanc; Has also worked as an advisor to the Ministry of Planning (now the Ministry of Social Development), while also lecturing at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in different areas of Economics.
Corporate Legal Affairs Director
Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Master in Law (LL.M.) from Universidad de Los Andes. He has specialized in corporate and trade law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and financing, both in Chile and abroad. Previously Mr. Grob was a partner at Cuadra, Grob, Vollmer & Cía, Head of Corporate Legal at Parque Arauco and senior lawyer in the corporate team of Grasty, Quintana, Majlis & Cía.
Accounting and Auditing Director
Accounting Degree, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana specializing in Computational Auditing from the Universidad de Chile and certification in operating risks, with 26 years experience in auditing and consultancy. He has worked in the top auditing and consultancy firms, holding leading positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), KPMG and Deloitte, and has developed projects in various business sectors such as banking, insurance, retail, mining and health; He directed and managed a number of national and international projects on subjects related to practices in financial, operations and technological internal controls, as well as risk management, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, money laundering and fraud.
Corporate Human Resources Director
Business Administration degree, Universidad de Concepción. Worked for 12 years in Human Resources at national and multinational companies in Chile and Spain, managing projects and leading processes for human capital management; Prior to joining Parque Arauco, she worked as Human Resource Manager for Pilkington Valencia, Spain.
Chief Executive Officer, Chile Division
Business Administration degree and MBA from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He has 20 years of professional experience, holding positions in various areas of business such as sales, marketing and general administration, mainly in the retail and real estate sectors; His previous experience includes working for multinational corporations, local companies and his own ventures; His professional experience includes two years residence in Brazil. Torrealba joined Parque Arauco in 2004, first as Marketing Manager and then as Commercial Manager.
Chief Executive Officer, Peru Division
Industrial Engineering degree, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Perú and Master's in Sciences with a major in Finance, London Business School (UK). He has over 20 years of corporate experience, having worked for HSBC Bank, N.M. Rothschild & Sons and Banco Continental BBVA, all of which handle asset and investment management, including the Central Management of Investments for Profuturo AFP, part of Citibank’s pension fund; He has led the Peru division since 2008.
Chief Executive Officer, Colombia Division
Business Administration degree, School of Global Management, CESA; MBA from Thunderbird University, Phoenix, Arizona. He has more than 10 years experience working in Latin America at multinational corporations in business development, expansion and management; He began his career at the German company BASF, working in Germany, Brazil and Colombia; In 2003, he joined the airline Avianca S.A., where he managed the financial reorganization and successful sale of the company, and the purchase of Tampa cargo line; He joined Parque Arauco S.A. in 2008 with the opening of the company´s office in Colombia as Chief Executive Officer of the division.