Jorge Ramirez Rubio
Mr. Ramirez holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from the Loyola University (New Orleans, USA) and an MBA from ITESM (México) - ESPOL (Ecuador). He has vast international experience in Strategic Planning, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and International Affairs. Mr. Ramirez worked previously at Amanco Group and Mexichem (1995-2008) and held various positions in Ecuador, Costa Rica and Brazil, his last one being CFO for Latin America.He has also served as CFO at CAMPOSOL Holding Ltd. (2008-2013), Copeinca ASA (2012) and Grupo EFE (2014-2015).
Pedro Javier Morales Garcés
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CAMPOSOL FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Mr. Morales is an agricultural engineer from the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina with a MBA from ESAN University. Mr. Morales has wide experience in the agro-industrial sector. He began his career at CAMPOSOL 15 years ago as Head of Parcel; he subsequently became Head of Farm and was appointed as Superintendent of New Areas in 2004, responsible for sowing 2,000 ha of asparagus. In 2009 he was promoted to Manager of New Crops and was responsible for managing 1,400 ha plantation of avocados, grapes and tangerines in La Libertad. Then, in 2011, he was appointed as Manager of the Asparagus Business Unit. Later in 2013, he took over the Blueberry Business Unit and at the end of 2013 was appointed Deputy CEO at CAMPOSOL, until 2014, when he was appointed CEO of CAMPOSOL Fruits & Vegetables.
José Antonio Gómez Bazán
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CAMPOSOL INTERNATIONAL
Mr. Gómez has extensive international experience in the food industry and international trade. He is a PMA board member and past chair of the Institute of Asparagus and Vegetables. His previous experience includes management positions at Chiquita Brands International in the U.S.A., Costa Rica and Europe, and most recently as General Manager with headquarters in Florida. He was formerly Director of Corporate Banking Projects at Banco de Crédito del Perú and Project Manager at IBM Peru.
Allan Cooper Perales
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MARINASOL
Mr. Cooper holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Universidad del Pacifico (Peru) and postgraduate studies in International Business (ESIC - Spain/ ESAN – Peru). He is also a certified business coach (International Coaching Community - England) with further studies in Leadership and Negotiation (Harvard Law School - USA). He is currently following his EMBA at Kellogg Business School - Northwestern University (USA). Mr. Cooper, has experience in strategic planning, project implementation, change management and developing business units in the produce and frozen foods Industry. He has worked at Camposol Foods for the last 5 years as Business Unit Director at Camposol Fruits & Vegetables (Lima, Peru) and as Business Development Director at Camposol Trading (Florida, USA). Before Camposol, he was formerly Sales Strategy Manager at Lan Airlines.
Andrés Colichón Saa
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Colichón holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA and an MBA degree specializing in finance and strategy from the Boston University, USA. He held the position of CFO of Graña & Montero for six years were he led the company’s debut in the local stock exchange (IPO), as well as the first future cash flow securitization bond that included partial credit guarantees from multilaterals . He also worked four years in Mckinsey & Co., globally managing projects in strategy, banking and mining operations. After that, he was appointed CFO of Grupo El Comercio, to then perform the same function in Grupo San Fernando, successfully leading IT initiatives specially related with ERP and Legacy systems reimplementation in both. He was finally appointed Chief Financial and Strategy Officer by Corporation PRIMAX where he successfully led the company’s debut in the BVL with the largest corporate bond placement in the local market
Alejandro Arrieta Pongo
CENTRAL MANAGER OF LEGAL & CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Mr. Arrieta is an attorney graduated from the Universidad de Piura. He has previously worked as Senior Associate at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano and Lazo, and De Romaña & Gagliuffi. His excellence and performance on these law firms has been recognized in the 2014 issue of the “The Legal 500 Latin America”, an international magazine specialized in the research of performance of law firms worldwide. He has also been counsellor at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (National Council for Competitiveness) and has worked as professor at the Faculty of Law in the Universidad de Piura and associate professor at the Faculty of Law in the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Mr. Arrieta has published research papers on different specialized magazines and newspapers. He currently participates as speaker in different programs.
Francesca Carnesella Figuerola
CENTRAL MANAGER OF MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Mrs. Carnesella is an economist from the Universidad del Pacífico and has an MBA from the Universidad de Piura and post-graduate studies in communications and social responsibility at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru and ESAN, respectively. She has served as counsellor to the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Minister of Energy and Mines, and Chairman of the Private Investment Promotion Commission. She was appointed Press & Communications Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Peru. She was the Image and Communications Manager at BBVA and also General Manager at the BBVA Foundation, as well as Corporate Image Manager at TIM Peru (now Claro).
Juan Manuel Güell Camacho
SUPPLY CHAIN CENTRAL MANAGER
Mr. Güell is a Civil Engineering from the Universidad de Costa Rica, with a Master's and a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and M.B.A. studies with emphasis in Finance in Universidad Interamericana de Costa Rica. His last job was as General Manager and Regional Product Head with DHL Global Forwarding based on Guatemala. In addition, he has more than 20 years of experience in the agroindustry sector in director level roles in logistics, operations, finance, quality and IT, with worldwide responsibilities in Chiquita Brands International and Dole Fresh Food International.