People: Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (GIVSY.PK)

GIVSY.PK on OTC Markets Group

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19 Feb 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Armando Montenegro Trujillo

2012 Chairman of the Board

David Emilio Bojanini Garcia

58 2006 Chief Executive Officer

Hernando Yepes Arcila

2012 Vice Chairman of the Board

Ignacio Calle Cuartas

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Jose Fernando Ojalvo Prieto

2014 Chief Compliance Officer

Mario Gildardo Lopez Lopez

Chief Audit Officer

Carlos Ignacio Gallego Palacio

2014 Director

Juan Guillermo Londono Posada

2006 Director

Jose Alberto Velez Cadavid

64 2012 Director

Jaime Bermudez Merizalde

2011 Independent Director

Carlos Antonio Espinosa Soto

2013 Independent Director

Luis Eduardo Martinez Flores

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Armando Montenegro Trujillo

Dr. Armando Montenegro Trujillo serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA. He is also the Chairman of the Company's Corporate Governance Committee and Investments Committee, and a Member of the Audit and Finance Committee. Previously, he acted as Independent Member of the Company's Board since March 25, 2010 until October 25, 2012. Between 1990 and 1994 he was Head of the National Planning Department, Alternate Executive Director of the World Bank between 1994 and the end of 1995. From 1996 to 2001 he was the Head of ANIF (National Association of Financial Institutions), Manager Director of Rothschild in Colombia, 2001-2004. Since then he is partner and Managing Director of Agora, an investment bank. He has published several books and articles, as well as he was Member of several Board of Directors including Ecopetrol, Grupo Aval and Grupo Exito, among others. He has also been Columnist of El Espectador (a Colombian newspaper). He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, obtained a Masters degree in Economics and Latin-American studies from the Ohio University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from the New York University.

David Emilio Bojanini Garcia

Mr. David Emilio Bojanini Garcia serves as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA since October 2006. He is also a Member of the Investments Committee of the Company. He joined the Company in 2006. Prior to assuming this position, he served as the Assistant Actuarial Manager of Colseguros S.A. from 1979 to 1980, the Assistant Actuarial Manager of Suramericana de Seguros S.A. from 1980 to 1984, and the Actuarial Manager of Suramericana de Seguros S.A. from 1984 to 1991. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of Administradora de Fondos de Pensiones y Cesantias Proteccion from 1991 to 2006. He currently sits on the Boards of Directors of Suramericana, Bancolombia, Grupo Nutres, SURA Asset Management and Inversiones Argos. He also sits on the National Board of Directors of the Private Council for Competitiveness. Mr. Bojanini is also a Member of CEAL, the Board of Trustees of the Suramericana Foundation, the Empresarios por la Educacion Foundation (Businessmen for Education Foundation), El Cinco Foundation, and Mi Sangre Foundation. Mr. Bojanini holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes and a Masters degree in Business Science from the University of Michigan.

Hernando Yepes Arcila

Dr. Hernando Yepes Arcila serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA. Previously, he acted as Independent Member of the Company's Board since March 29, 2007, until October 25, 2012. He also serves as a Member of the Compensation and Development and the Finance and Audit Committees of the Company. He was General Secretary of Universidad de Caldas from 1965 to 1968; General Secretary of the Governance of department of Caldas from 1971 to 1972, and Manager of the Central Hydroelectric Caldas from 1983 to 1986. He has also been a magistrate with the Constitutional Division of the Colombian Supreme Court of Justice, a magistrate with the Administrative Division of the Supreme Judiciary Council, Delegate Member of the National Constituent Assembly of 1991 from 1990, Chief Legal Officer of the Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia (the Colombian Federation of Coffee-Growers) from 1996 to 1998 and the Colombian Minister of Labour and Social Security from 1998 to 1999. He is currently Head of the Department of Public Law and a teacher at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; Associate Judge of the State Council, Arbiter with the Center of Arbitration and Conciliation attached to the Bogota Chamber of Commerce, as well as an attorney-at-law. He holds a degree in Law from Universidad de Caldas.

Ignacio Calle Cuartas

Mr. Ignacio Calle Cuartas has served as Chief Financial Officer of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA since February 22, 2012 . He joined the Company in 1996 for ten years, during this time he served as Investment and Financial Managing Director among other positions. He rejoined the Company in 2012. Previously, he worked in France for Groupe Casino as Merger and Acquisitions Vice president for Latin America and International Financial Director for the Asian, Indian Ocean and Latin American affiliates. He is also the Founding Partner of Takticon a financial advisory firm in Colombia. He has 16 years of experience in financial structuring and capital market deals. He holds a degree in Production Engineering and a Masters degree in Economics and Finance from State University of New York (Fulbright Alumni). He is also Member of the Board of Directors of: AFP Integra (Private Pension Fund-Peru), Suramericana S.A., AFP Proteccion (Private Pension Fund-Colombia) and Compania Nacional de Chocolates (Food Processing-Colombia).

Jose Fernando Ojalvo Prieto

Mr. Jose Fernando Ojalvo Prieto serves as Chief Compliance Officer of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA. He was appointed to this post on January 30, 2014. Prior to this, he acted as Chief Administrative Officer and General Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in 1999. Prior to assuming his current position, he held posts as Chief of Staff of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia from 1978 to 1979, Internal Auditor of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia from 1979 to 1980, National Director of Personnel of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia from 1980 to 1983, and Antioquia Deputy Manager of the Instituto de Seguros Sociales (Social Security Institute) from 1983 to 1985. He was also the Manager of Administradora de Fondos de Inversion Suramericana SA from 1990 to 1992 and head of the Legal Department and Company Secretary of Compania Suramericana de Seguros SA from 1988 to 1996. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of AFP Proteccion, EPS Sura, Sodexo Colombia, AFORE SURA Mexico, ASESUISA in El Salvador, Suramericana Panama, Seguros SURA Republica Dominicana and Fundacion Suramericana. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of the Suramericana Foundation, Biblioteca Publica Piloto, the Excellence in Justice Corporation, the Empresarios por la Educacion Foundation (Businessmen for Education Foundation), the Dividendo por Colombia Foundation, the French Study Exchange Foundation, and the Botanical Garden in Medellin. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Uniminuto and the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. He holds a degree in Law from the Universidad de Medellin and a specialization in Labor Law from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.

Mario Gildardo Lopez Lopez

Mr. Mario Gildardo Lopez Lopez serves as Chief Audit Officer of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA. He joined the Company in 2007. He currently holds the post of Vice President of Auditing with Inversura. Prior to assuming his current position, he held the position of Accountant, Treasurer, and Operations Director of Corporacion Financiera Suramericana S.A. from 1979 to 1990. He also held positions as Tax and Accounting Advisor of Subleasing S.A. from 1981 to 1992, Administrative and Financial Manager of Sufiducia S.A. from 1990 to 1995, and Operating and Finance Manager of Susalud S.A. from 1992 to 2007. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Poblado Country Club S.A. in Medellin. Mr. Lopez graduated as a Public Accountant from the Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin and holds a specialization in Economic Policy from the Universidad de Antioquia.

Carlos Ignacio Gallego Palacio

Mr. Carlos Ignacio Gallego Palacio serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA. He is also the Member of the Company's Investments Committee and Compensation and Development Committee.

Juan Guillermo Londono Posada

Mr. Juan Guillermo Londono Posada serves as a Director of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA since March 30, 2006. He is also a Member of the Company's Corporate Governance Committee. He was General Manager of Ramon H. Londono and subsequently Chief Executive Officer of Coninsa & Ramon H. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Celsia. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Termoflores and Urbanizadora Santafe de Bogota-Urbansa and forms part of the Board of Directors of ACOLGEN, ANDESCO, Fondo Social de la ANDI (Colombian Association of Industrialists), Corporacion San Pablo-Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, Consejo de Asuntos Economicos de la Arquidiocesis de Medellin, Fundacion Francisco y Clara de Asis, and Fundacion Colinversiones. He is also invited to attend the board meetings of Merilectrica, Generar and Hidromontanitas. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad EAFIT.

Jose Alberto Velez Cadavid

Mr. Jose Alberto Velez Cadavid has been a Director of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA since March 25, 2004. He also acted as Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors from March 25, 2007 to October 25, 2012. He is also a Member of the Company's Investments Committee and Compensation and Development Committee. He was Alderman on the Medellin City Council and Assistant to the Governor of the Department of Antioquia. He was also Chief Executive Officer of Inversura and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Inversiones Argos and Cementos Argos. He sits on the Board of Directors of Bancolombia, Grupo Nacional de Chocolates and Calcetines Crystal. He is Member of the Board of Trustees of Proantioquia, Codesarrollo, Suramericana Foundation, Fraternidad Medellin Foundation and Privy Council for Competitiveness in Colombia. Moreover, he acts as Chairman of Consejo Empresarial Colombiano para el Desarrollo Sostenible–CECODES (Colombian Business Council for Sustainable Development) and Member of the Americas Society-Council of The Americas, based in New York. He holds a degree in Engineering and Business Administration from Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a Master of Science degree in Engineering from the University of California (UCLA).

Jaime Bermudez Merizalde

Mr. Jaime Bermudez Merizalde serves as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA since March 29, 2011. He is also a Member of the Company’s Audit and Finance Committee. He was an associate attorney of Guillen & Bermudez Asociados from 1990 to 1991, Legal Advisor to the Colombian President’s office from 1991 to 1993, advisor to the Colombian Ministry of For President’s office from 2003 to 2006, Colombian Ambassador to Argentina from 2006 to 2008, and Foreign Affairs Minister from 2008 to 2010. He is currently President of the Investment Bank MBA Lazard Colombia. He holds a degree in Law from the Universidad de los Andes and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Political Science from Oxford University.

Carlos Antonio Espinosa Soto

Mr. Carlos Antonio Espinosa Soto serves as an Independent Director of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA. He is also a Member of the Company's Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Louisiana and attended the Senior Management program at INALDE Business School along with other programs at the Wharton School and Harvard Business School. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Acegrasas S.A. and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Espinosa. He also sits on the Boards of Directors of Teamfoods Colombia S.A. and Leonisa, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Fedesarrollo, Fundacion Cardio Infantil and the Bogota Chamber of Commerce.

Luis Eduardo Martinez Flores

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