Investor Relations

Susan Segal

Ms. Susan Louise Segal serves as a Managing Member of Inspiration Partners LLC. Ms. Segal has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council of the Americas/Americas Society since 2003 after having worked in the private sector for more than 30 years. She is a consultant for J.P. Morgan Partners. She was a partner and Latin American group head at JPMorgan Partners/Chase Capital Partners from December 1996 to January 2001. She has more than 20 years of experience in emerging markets, particularly Latin America, where her responsibilities have included trading, capital markets and sovereign debt rescheduling. From 1992 to 1996, Ms. Segal served as Senior Managing Director at Chase Securities Inc. responsible for Emerging Markets Investment Banking. She focused on Emerging Markets Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Chase Bank and its predecessor banks. She was actively involved in the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980' s and early 1990' s. Ms. Segal served as senior managing director at Chemical/Chase Banks. She served as an acting Chairman of the Board of CycleLogic Inc (also known as Starmedia Network Inc.) since November 2001. She has been an Independent Director of Scotiabank Capital Trust of Scotiabank Subordinated Notes Trust and The Bank Of Nova Scotia since December 2011. She serves as the Director of Latin American Venture Capital Association. She serves as a Director of Council of the Americas. She served as Director of CycleLogic, Inc. since July 1997. She has been a Director at Scotiabank Tier 1 Trust since 2011. She serves as a Director Scotiabank Chile, S.A.  She served as a Director of J.P. Morgan Partners, LLC. Ms. Segal served as an Independent Director for Cresud Sociedad Anónima Comercial, Inmobiliaria, Financiera y Agropecuaria (also known as Cresud Inc)., from October 2004 to November 2006. She is a Member of Council on Foreign Relations, the Advisory Board of Endeavor and the Boards of Directors of the Tinker Foundation and the Americas Society. In 1999, she was awarded the Order of Bernardo O'Higgins Grado de Gran Oficial in Chile and in 2009 President Uribe of Colombia honored her with the Cruz de San Carlos. Ms. Segal received an M.B.A. from Columbia University and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Segal previously served as a director of our company from 1999 to 2002 and is currently a director since April 2012.

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