Board of Directors
Mr. Aguzin is the CEO of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank and a member of the Operating Committee for the firm’s Asset & Wealth Management business. Mr. Aguzin has held leadership roles spanning lines of business and geographies during 30 years with J.P. Morgan, including serving as Chairman and CEO for the Asia Pacific Region from 2012 to 2020. Previously, he was Chairman and CEO for J.P. Morgan Latin America, where he also had direct responsibility for investment banking coverage, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets in the region, and was the firm’s Brazil Senior Country Ofcer. He joined J.P. Morgan in 1990 in Buenos Aires as a financial analyst in the Credit Group and has spent his career advising clients on strategic and corporate finance transactions. In 1991, he moved to New York, where he worked in the Corporate Finance Services Group and focused primarily on cross-border mergers and acquisitions for U.S. clients. In 1992, he returned to Buenos Aires in the Investment Banking team where he participated in several privatizations, capital markets and advisory transactions. In 1996, he moved to the Latin America Mergers & Acquisitions Group in New York, being appointed head of the group in 2000. In 2002, he expanded his responsibilities and was appointed head of Latin America Investment Banking Coverage, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets, formerly known as Latin America Investment Banking. In 2005, he was appointed CEO for Latin America. Mr. Aguzin is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Asia Society as well as the Eisenhower Fellowships. He also is a member of the Asia Pacific Council of the Nature Conservancy. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Roberto Sallouti is the Chief Executive Ofcer and a member of the Board of Directors of BTG Pactual, a Brazilian financial company operating in investment banking and global wealth and asset management markets in Latin America. Mr. Sallouti joined BTG Pactual in 1994, and became a partner in 1998. He was named Chief Operating Ofcer in 2008, having previously been responsible for the firm’s Fixed Income Division and joint head of the Latin American FICC group at UBS AG. He was named Chief Executive Ofcer in 2015. In 2008, he co-founded BTG Investments, which acquired Banco Pactual back from UBS in 2009. Mr. Sallouti holds a bachelor of science degree in economics, with concentrations in finance and marketing, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Calemzuk is the CEO and co-founder of RAZE, a new media venture. Prior to that position, between 1998 and 2012 Mr Calemzuk had a successful career at News Corporation/Fox. He last served as CEO of Shine Group Americas (Unit of 21st Century Fox) from September 2010 to January 2012. From 2007 to 2010, Calemzuk served as President of Fox Television Studios. Prior to joining Fox Television Studios, Calemzuk was President of Fox International Channels Europe, based in Rome from 2002 to 2007. Before working in Italy, Calemzuk was based in Los Angeles where he served as Vice President and Deputy Managing Director of Fox Latin American Channels overseeing all operating divisions of Fox across 19 countries. Born in 1973 in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Calemzuk is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Galperin serves on the boards of Endeavor, a non-profit organization that selects mentors and accelerates high impact entrepreneurs around the world; Televisa, a media company in Mexico; and Onapsis, a cyber-security company. He also served as a director of Globant S.A. (NYSE: GLOB) until his resignation in April 2020. Prior to working with us, Mr. Galperin worked in the fixed income department of J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. in New York from June to August 1998 and at YPF S.A., an integrated oil company, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he was a Futures and Options Associate and managed YPF’s currency and oil derivatives program from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Galperin received an MBA from Stanford University and graduated with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Galperin is the brother of Nicolás Galperin, a Class II Director.
Mr. Galperin worked at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, an investment bank, from 1994 to 2006, and his last position was managing director and head of trading and risk management for the London emerging markets trading desk, as well as a trader of high-yield bonds, emerging markets bonds and derivatives in New York and London. Mr. Galperin founded Onslow Capital Management Limited, an investment management company that was based in London, in 2006, and worked at the company until its closure in 2018. Mr. Galperin is now an investor based in London. Mr. Galperin graduated with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Galperin is the brother of Marcos Galperin, our chairman, president, chief executive ofcer
Mr. Malka is the managing partner and founder of Ribbit Capital, a venture capital fund focused on investing in innovative companies in the financial services sector, a position he has held since May 2012. Mr. Malka has more than twenty years of experience building and investing in technology and financial services across three continents. Mr. Malka currently serves on the boards of several companies, including Credit Karma, Inc., a free credit and financial management platform; LendingHome Corporation, the largest online marketplace for home mortgages; Invoice2go, Inc., which ofers invoicing solutions to small businesses on mobile applications; and Brex, Inc., a payments company ofering the first corporate credit card for startups, among others. In 1991, at the age of 18, Mr. Malka co-founded Heptagon Group, a securities and investment broker dealer servicing the Venezuelan and U.S. markets, where he served as chief operating ofcer. In 1998, Mr. Malka developed the online brokerage Patagon.com, Inc., which became Latin America’s first comprehensive Internet-based financial services portal and dealer until its acquisition in March 2000 by the Spanish bank Banco Santander. In 2003, he co-founded Banco Lemon, a Brazilian retail bank serving the underbanked population, which went on to become one of the largest private microfinance institutions in Brazil until 2009 when it was acquired by Banco do Brasil, Latin America’s largest bank. In July 2008, Mr. Malka co-founded and was co-chief executive ofcer of Bling Nation Ltd., a Palo Alto-based mobile payments private company, until July 2011 when it evolved into Lemon Inc, which was then acquired by LifeLock in 2013. In May 2011, Mr. Malka co-founded Banco Bracce, a Brazilian financial banking institution specializing in lending for mid-sized companies in Brazil. Banco Bracce was sold in 2014. Mr. Malka graduated with a degree in economics from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela in 1996 and currently resides in Palo Alto, California.
Ms. Segal has been president and chief executive ofcer of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas since August 2003, after having worked in the private sector for more than 30 years. Prior to her current position, Ms. Segal was a founding partner of her own investment advisory firm focused primarily on Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market. Previously, she was a partner and Latin American Group Head at JPMorgan Partners/Chase Capital Partners, where she pioneered early stage venture capital investing in Latin America. Prior to joining Chase Capital Partners, Ms. Segal was a senior managing director focused on Emerging Markets Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Chase Bank and its predecessor banks. She was actively involved in developing investment banking, building an emerging-market bond-trading unit for Latin America and was also involved in the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s and early 1990s both chairing and sitting on various advisory committees. Ms. Segal is on the Board of Directors of Scotiabank, where she serves on the Audit and Risk Committees. Additionally, she is a director and chairperson of Scotiabank USA, a non-public subsidiary of Scotiabank. She also serves as a director of the Tinker Foundation and is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations. She is also a Board member of Vista Oil and Gas. 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. In 2012, she was awarded the Order of the Mexican Aztec Eagle in Mexico and in 2019 she was awarded Peru’s Order of “Merit for Distinguished Services” in the rank of Grand Ofcial. Ms. Segal received a master’s in business administration from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Segal previously served as a director of our company from 1999 to 2002.
Mr. Vázquez serves as a member of the board of directors and as the president of the audit committee of Globant S.A. (NYSE: GLOB) and Despegar.com, Corp, and as President of the compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee of Globant S.A. Mr. Vázquez served as the chief executive ofcer of Grupo Telefónica in Argentina from June 2003 to November 2006, and served as a member of the board of directors of Telefónica S.A. Spain from November 2000 to November 2006. He has also served as a regular member of the board of directors of Telefónica Argentina S.A. and Telefónica Holding Argentina S.A., and as alternate member of the board of directors of Telefónica de Chile S.A until 2012. Mr. Vázquez served as a member of the board of directors of YPF S.A. and as the president of the Audit Committee of YPF S.A until 2012. Since November 2006, Mr. Vázquez has pursued personal interests in addition to his service as a director. Mr. Vázquez spent 23 years as a partner and general director of Arthur Andersen for Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay (Pistrelli, Diaz y Asociados and Andersen Consulting—Accenture), where he served for a total of 33 years until his retirement in 1993. Mr. Vázquez previously taught as a professor of Auditing at the Economics School of the University of Buenos Aires. Mr. Vázquez received a degree in accounting from the University of Buenos Aires.
|Independent Director||Audit Committee||Compensation Committee||Nominating and Governance Committee|
|Alejandro Nicolás Aguzin, 51||Independent Director||Nominating and Governance Committee|
|Susan Segal, 67||Independent Director||Audit Committee|
|Mario Eduardo Vázquez, 84||Independent Director||Audit Committee||Compensation Committee||Nominating and Governance Committee|
|Meyer Malka Rais, 45||Independent Director||Audit Committee||Compensation Committee|
|Emiliano Calemzuk, 46||Independent Director||Compensation Committee||Nominating and Governance Committee|