Professional and academic background of BBVA Colombia´s legal representatives (understood to be the legal representatives who are to date registered in the RNVE):
Mario Pardo Bayona – CEO
Bachelor of Economic and Business Sciences from ICADE; joined BBVA in 2008 after gathering more than a decade of experience in some of the main investment banks of the world, like Lehman Brothers International and CIB. Later assumed the role of Strategy and Transformation Director for the CIB and since 2017 holds the position of Head of enterprise Clients inside the corporative Client Solution team.
Félix Pérez Parra - Financial Executive Vice-President
Degrees in Law and Business Sciences from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Spain), with extensive experience in the financial industry carrying out various managerial positions in banks in Spain, CEO of the Bank BBVA Panama, CEO of BBVA Horizonte Pensiones y Cesantias S.A, and Executive Vice President of Risk at BBVA Colombia S.A. Additionally, he has served as member of the Board of Directors of various financial companies.
Alfredo Lopez Baca Calo - Risk Executive Vice-President
Professional in Industrial Engineering of the Pan-American University of Mexico, with an MBA of the Ipade Business School. Over 20 years of experience at BBVA, leaving behind a remarkable trajectory and management of all the charges that he has developed at the Group Risk Area.
José María Jiménez Tuñón - Engineering Executive Vice-president
He is graduated in Economics from Sevilla University, Master in Business Administration from IESE – Navarra University. He has wide experience in operations, processes and technology fields. He has accomplished remarkable results on all the positions he has have in the Group for the last 23 years. The former position was as Engineering Deployment Director in South America and Mexico.
Carlos Alberto Rodríguez López - Corporate & Investment Banking Vice-President
Economist, specialist in finance and magister in economics at the University of Los Andes, with an MBA from Insead at Fontainebleau, France. He has been Vice President of Corporate Finance of ISA, International Vice President of Bancolombia and Vice President of Market Development of the Colombian Stock Exchange. Likewise, he served as general director of Public Credit and National Treasury of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.
Hernando Alfonso Rodríguez Sandoval - Commercial Network Executive Vice President
Economist graduated from Universidad del Rosario, with postgraduate studies in corporate finance from Universidad de los Andes. He has worked in the financial industry as Head of Department of business planning, operational risk, and Promotion of Corporate Banking Business, Head of Individuals, Business and Institutions Segment and currently holds the position of Commercial Network Executive Vice President for BBVA Colombia.
Pedro Buitrago Martínez - Business Development Executive Vice-President
Industrial Engineer graduated from Andes University, with wide experience in corporate management and leadership development. He has served in various managerial positions for BBVA Colombia S.A, amongst them: Credit Director of Credit Risk, Head of Risk Management, Territory Manager, Business and Institutions Banking Executive Vice President, Commercial Network Executive Vice President additionally, he has served as member of the Board of Directors of various financial companies and currently holds the position of Innovation and Development Executive Vice President at BBVA.
Ulises Canosa Suárez - Legal Services Executive Vice-President and Secretary General
Lawyer graduated from Libre University, with postgraduate studies in finance and procedural law from Rosario University, commercial law from Externado University and constitutional law from Salamanca University (Spain), amongst other studies. In his experience and performance within the financial industry, it stands out as Deputy Legal Manager of Banco de Bogota S.A, Vice President and Legal Manager of Bancolombia S.A. Additionally, he has been a principal member of the Board of Directors of various financial institutions and a professor at various universities.
Jorge Alberto Hernández Merino - Human Resources Executive Vice-President
Professional with over 20 years experience in the Financial Industry, serving as a member of the Boards of Directors of CREDIBANCO - Visa and BBVA Seguros. At BBVA Colombia he has worked as Office Manager, Area Manager, Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, Head of Marketing and Regional Manager. He is a Veterinary Doctor of La Salle University, majoring in business management from the same university and has Management courses.
Alberto Hincapié Millán - North Territory Manager
He has carried out studies in foreign trade and customs legislation, economics and business administration, and has experience in BBVA Colombia S.A. as branch manager of Hacienda Santa Barbara, manager for business banking in Calle 100, Director of the Bogota North Regional area, Territory Manager of Western Bogota, Alto Caribe and South Bogota. In addition he holds the position of alternate member of Board of Directors of BBVA ASSET MANAGEMENT S.A.
Alberto Figueredo Serpa - West Territory Manager
Business Administrator graduated from Externado University of Colombia, with postgraduate studies in advanced finance from Industrial University of Santander and in higher management from Andes University. He has wide experience in the financial industry where he has served as branch manager, Commercial Manager, Manager of Banking Companies, Responsible of Business and Antioquia Territory Manager; he currently holds the position of West Territorial Manager for BBVA Colombia.
Guillermo Andrés González Vargas - Director of Solutions Development
Industrial Engineer from the National University of Colombia, Masters in Engineering from Andes University, with management studies by INALDE, IESE and Wharton Business Schools. He has 12 years of experience in the financial sector, all of them for BBVA where he has held different positions in the areas of Organization, Quality and Strategic Projects. He has recently served as Director of Strategic Planning and Director of Business Development.
Ángela María Durán Niño – Center Territory Manager
Industrial Engineer from Catholic University of Colombia, with specialization in Commercial Management with emphasis in Sales from Sabana University. She has extensive experience in the financial sector where she has held various positions, including Commercial Advisor, Office Manager, Efficiency and Productivity Professional at Granahorrar Bank. For BBVA, she has been responsible for the Promotion of Individuals, Customer Strategy Manager, currently the Director of Private Segment.
Manuel Ignacio González Moreno - Director of Entities and Institutions Banking Network
Lawyer graduated from La Gran Colombia University, with training in the Corporate Leadership Program of the Center Creative Leadership and the Corporate Management Program of the University of Navarra. He has experience in the financial sector where he has served as Chief of Operations, Regional Comptroller at Banco Ganadero, Branch Manager, Responsible for the Recovery Department, Territorial Manager and Responsible for the Commercial Network with BBVA Colombia. He served as General Manager of BBVA Leasing and of the Financial Services Trading Company. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of BBVA Seguros de Vida and BBVA Seguros Colombia S.A., AFP Horizonte.
Fany Constanza Vela Velásquez - Director of Efficiency
Business Administrator from National University of Colombia. Form BBVA Colombia, she has served as Manager of the Avenida El Dorado and Fontibón branches; Professional Control of Management and Analysis of Business, Manager of Commissions and Control Spending, Investments and GANF. In the Financial Area and currently serves as Director of Efficiency.
Carlos Alberto Galindo Vergara - Director of Transactional Banking
Business Administrator graduated from Sabana University, with more than 17 years of experience in the financial industry. He has worked in Corfinsura as Money Market Trader, in ABN AMRO BANK as Head of Money Market and he has served in several managerial positions for CIB, among them: Chief Operating Officer, Head of Trading an currently holds the position of Head of Transactional Banking.
José María Leal García - Global Market Head Colombia
Business Administrator, with Postgraduate in Finance from EAFIT University. He has over 13 years of professional experience in Banking, commercial and business areas. He held various positions in Bancolombia for 8.5 years and for 5 years he has been the Director of Payment Methods at BBVA Colombia. Member of the Board of Directors of Redeban Multicolor and of BBVA life and general Insurance.
Alejandro Ramírez Lalinde - Director of Payment Means
Business Manager graduated from EAFIT University. He has wide experience in Banking and commercial and business sector. For eight years he serves in several positions for Bancolombia and he has been the Director of Payment Means for five years for BBVA Colombia. He is member of the Board of Directors of Redeban Multicolor and member of the Board of Directors of BBVA Seguros de Vida and Generales.
Ronal Edgardo Saavedra Tamayo - Director of Operations
Business Manager graduated from Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, masters in Business from Sergio Arboleda University. He has been working for BBVA Colombia for the last 23 years, he has led the Personal Loans Factory and the operative processes for the last 5 years. Currently he serves as Director of Operations
Pedro Antonio Díaz Sáenz - Director of Banking Business in the Legal Department
Lawyer graduated from Nacional University of Colombia, with postgraduate studies in financial and procedural law from Rosario University, and studies in management and conciliation. He has wide experience in the financial industry serving as a lawyer for the Banco Andino, manager of business development and currently he holds the position of Director of Banking Business in the Legal Department.
Myriam Cala León - Director of the Legal Advice Department
Lawyer graduated from Santo Tomas University of Bucaramanga, with postgraduate studies in commercial and financial law from the Andes University, studies in senior management from INALDE and a conciliation course from Camara de Comercio de Bogotá (Bogota's Chamber of Commerce). She has wide experience in the financial industry where she has worked as a lawyer for Corfinsura and Davivienda; she served as Legal Director for CORFES, Legal Manager and Secretary General (E) for Banco Nacional de Comercio; she was Responsible of the Banking Business in the Legal Department of BBVA Colombia and Responsible of Legal Services Department LATAM for BBVA, S.A..
Néstor Orlando Prieto Ballén - Director of the Litigation Department
Lawyer graduated from Libre University, with postgraduate studies in law litigation and civil law from Rosario University, studies in senior management from INALDE and a conciliation course from Bogota's Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Colombian Institute of Procedural Law and a University Professor. He has wide experience in the financial industry where he has served as attorney for Las Villas, lawyer for Banco Industrial Colombiano (later merged with Bancolombia) and attorney for Bancolombia. He currently holds the position of Director of the Litigation Department of BBVA Colombia.
William Rincón Vargas - Director of Legal Services for CIB and Treasure
Lawyer graduated from Nacional University of Colombia, with specialization in Financial Law from Andes University and Commercial Law from Javeriana University. He has wide experience in the financial, commercial and stock market fields. Additionally he has experience in the banking business, the investment banking, capital market, treasure, assets market and companies.
Eduardo Arce Caicedo- Director of Development and Strategy of Legal Services and General Secretariat
Specialized attorney in Commercial Law and Master in Comparative Law of the European Union from de Rey Juan Carlos I University of Madrid (Spain). With professional experience through employment contracts and service provision with International Organizations such as: The Agreement Andrés Bello and CERLALC- Regional Center for Book Promotion in Latin America. Within his professional practice he has been in the following management positions: Asset Legal Advisor S.A. ; Legal coordinator of “Gente Oportuna”- Mission work in “Minercol”; Liquidator Manager of Minercol Ltda, in Liquidation; Mission work in the IFI Saline Concession: Director of Labor Presence Ltda; General Director of “Gente Oportuna”; Settlement Coordinator Delegated Administration Contract for Competent Efficient Personnel and CIA Ltda; Human Staff Director. Within the Financial Sector he has held the position of Lawyer Manager, Legal Vice President and Secretary General of Asset Management “La Previsora S.A.”; Legal Vice president of “Central de Inversiones S.A”- CISA; General Secretary and first alternate of the general manager BBVA Asset Management S.A., he has participated in the Boards of Directors of various entities around the public and private sector. Also has also exercised his work inside the academy as undergraduate and postgraduate professor of prestigious national universities.
Ruth Yamile Salcedo Younes - Director of the Tax Department
Lawyer graduated from Rosario University. She has postgraduate studies in financial law and taxation from the same university and Business Management from University of Wisconsin, USA. She has experience in the financial industry holding positions of Legal Advisor, Responsible of taxing advice for BBVA Colombia; writer of “Regimen Financiero y Cambiario” of Legis Editors. She was attorney at the General Secretary of Invercrédito and Nacional Financiera. Additionally she was member of the board of directors of Almagrario S.A and member of the Management Body of the Colombian Institute of Tax Law.
Alejandra Raquel Llerena Polo - Director of Labor Counsel
Lawyer graduated from the Externado University of Colombia, with postgraduate studies in Labor Law and Industrial Relations from the same university and Commercial Law from the University of Santo Tomas. She worked for the Ninth Labor Court of Bogota, for the Banco Central Hipotecario as labor consultant; she also worked for SENA as Personnel Management Professional, she worked for Colsubsidio as Labour Relations Manager and then she was enrolled in BBVA Colombia. She currently holds the position of Director of Labor Counsel.
José Alberto Silva León - Director of Human Resources Management
Business administrator graduated from the University of Jorge Tadeo Lozano, with postgraduate studies in finance from Externado University and in Risk and Business Management. He has experience in the financial industry, where he has held several positions: Manager of the North District Zone, Territorial Manager for South Bogota, Responsible of monitoring and recovery of retail banking, and Manager of the Main Office and of the Minibank at the Senate.
Mauricio Flores Marín – Director of Communications and Corporate Responsibility
Journalist from Libertadores University, Masters in Business Administration from the Senior Management and Administration School of Barcelona, and Masters in Administration of Global Business from Catolica University of Perú. He has been Director of Communications as well as Director of Corporative Responsibility for BBVA Colombia for seven years; he has wide experience in the financial field and strategic communications.
Germán Enrique Rodríguez Perdomo - Director de Desarrollo Comercial
Professional in Finance and International Relations from Universidad Externado de Colombia, with Masters Degree in Administration from Universidad de Los Andes, among others. He has extensive experience in the financial sector, where he has held several positions such as Consultant in Génesis de Gestión de Fondos de Inversión Ldta and Planning Professional at Banco Granahorrar. In addition, he has worked at BBVA Colombia as Business Analysis Manager, Business and Price Analysis Manager, Commercial Intelligence Director, Strategic Planning Director, Planning and Management Control Director, and Director of ALM & Treasury. Currently, he is the Director of the Commercial Development department.
Henry Asdrubal Gallo Castillo- employee experience director.
Industrial engineer from the Catholic University of Colombia, with a finance specialization and capital market from the University of La Sabana with a diploma in business administration from the same university, master in business administration from la Escuela de Alta dirección y administración and a master in global business administration of Pontifical Catholic of Perú University. With 25 years of experience in the financial sector, in which he has held positions of cash assistant, Current Accounts Assistant, Organization and Methods Analyst, Financial Analyst in Training Plan 50 - Spain, Head of the Financial Information and Systems Department, Head of Management Control, Head of Benefits Management. He currently holds the position of Director of Employee Experience at BBVA Colombia
John Jairo Martínez Gómez – Market Administrator
Public Accountant of Santo Tomás University. Specialized in finance and Capital Markets of “La Sabana University”. John Jairo Martinez has wide experience and knowledge in the management of fixed rent and derivative portfolio, contability and investor normativity, own position on foreign currency and operative controls exchequer. He has performed as valuation operation department chief, exchequer operation, Murex Proyect Contable Cordinator, Investment contable coordinator, derivate and foreign currency in Davivienda’s bank. Currently he is performing as Market administrator Manager.
Mauricio Suárez Noguera- Financial and Business Administrator
Financial and Business Administrator with specialization in Commercial Management; additionally, he has a master’s in marketing and management; also has a successful track record of over 28 years at BBVA where he has held, among other positions, Office Manager, Sales Manager, Head of Individuals, National Director of Mortgage Credit; he has been a Zone Director and is currently the Manager of the Territorial Norte.