The following is a summary of the resumes of the legal representatives of BBVA Colombia (for purposes of this report, principal legal representatives are understood to be those persons who are currently published in the RNVE):
Mario Pardo Bayona – Executive President
Date of birth: June 9, 1975
Degree in Economics and Business Administration from ICADE; he joined BBVA in 2008 after accumulating more than a decade of experience in some of the world's leading investment banks, such as Lehman Brothers International and Goldman Sachs International. Since his arrival at BBVA he worked in M&A within CIB, later he assumed the role of Director of Strategy and Transformation for CIB; in 2017 he held the position of Head of Enterprise Clients within the corporate Client Solution team; as of 2020 he serves as Executive Chairman of BBVA Colombia.
Germán Enrique Rodríguez Perdomo - Executive Vice President of the Financial Area
Date of birth: June 4, 1980
Professional in Finance and International Relations from Universidad Externado de Colombia, with a Master's Degree in Administration from Universidad de Los Andes. Among the courses to be highlighted are the Mathematics Program for graduates of Administration, Economics and related careers at the Universidad de Los Andes; Basic Management Program at the Universidad de La Sabana, Management Skills Program at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, among others. He has extensive experience in the financial sector, where he has held positions as Planning professional at Banco Granahorrar; in BBVA Colombia he has served as Business Analysis Manager, Business Analysis and Pricing Manager, Director of Business Intelligence, Director of Strategic Planning, Director of Planning and Management Control, Director of ALM & Treasury and in 2018 he joined the Client Solutions team as Director of Business Development, and then served as Head of Strategy and Project Portfolio. He currently holds the position of Executive Vice President of the Financial Area.
Alfredo López Baca Calo – Executive Vice President of the Risk Area
Date of birth: April 25, 1972
Engineer from the Universidad Panamericana de México, with an MBA from the Ipade Business School (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa), he has more than 20 years of experience in BBVA, with an outstanding track record and management in the different positions he has held in the Group's Risk Area. He was responsible for Wholesale Credit Risk at BBVA Bancomer. He is currently the Executive Vice President of the Risk Area.
Gregorio Blanco Mesa – Executive Vice President of Engineering
Date of birth: November 24, 1974
Degree in Mathematics from the University of Seville, he has been linked to BBVA for more than ten years, initially as head of the new core banking project for BBVA in the USA from Accenture, later joining the Group to lead the deployment of the new Nextgen platform for the Americas and then moving on to the role of Executive Director for Enterprise Digital Products, within the Architecture team. He currently serves as Executive Vice President of the Engineering Area.
Carlos Alberto Rodríguez López – Executive Vice President of Corporate & Investment Banking
Date of birth: March 18, 1967
Economista, especialista en finanzas y magister en economía de la Universidad de Los Andes, con MBA del Insead de Fontainebleau, Francia. Cuenta con una amplia experiencia profesional, desempeñando entre otros cargos, la Vicepresidencia de Finanzas Corporativas de ISA, la Vicepresidencia Internacional de Bancolombia y la Vicepresidencia de Desarrollo de Mercados de la Bolsa de Valores de Colombia. Así mismo, se desempeñó como director general de Crédito Público y Tesoro Nacional del Ministerio de Hacienda y Crédito Público. Hoy en día es el Vicepresidente Ejecutivo de Corporate & Investment Banking.
Hernando Alfonso Rodríguez Sandoval - Executive Vice President, Network Management
Date of birth: May 23, 1972
Economist from Universidad del Rosario, with a specialization in Corporate Finance from Universidad de los Andes. He has worked in the Financial Sector as Head of the Commercial Planning Department, Operational Risk, and Business Promotion for Corporate Banking, Head of the Individuals, Corporate Institutions and Business Segment and currently holds the position of Executive Vice President of the Network Management.
Guillermo Andrés González Vargas – Executive Vice President of Client Solutions
Date of birth: September 1, 1982
Industrial Engineer from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Master in Engineering from Universidad de los Andes, with management studies from INALDE, IESE and Wharton Business Schools, as well as diplomas in quality, projects and finance. He has more than 15 years of experience in the financial sector, all of them in BBVA where he has held different positions in the areas of Organization, Quality and Strategic Projects, he has been Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development, Director of Business Excution. He currently serves as Executive Vice President of Client Solutions.
Ulises Canosa Suárez – Executive Vice President of Legal Services and Secretary General
Date of birth: December 10, 1962
Abogado de la Universidad Libre, con especializaciones en Derecho Financiero y Derecho Procesal de la Universidad del Rosario, en Derecho Comercial de la Universidad Externado de Colombia y en Derecho Constitucional de la Universidad de Salamanca (España), entre otros estudios. Cuenta con amplia experiencia en el sector financiero, desempeñándose como Subgerente Jurídico del Banco de Bogotá S.A., Vicepresidente y Gerente Jurídico de Bancolombia S.A. y Vicepresidente Ejecutivo de Servicios Jurídicos y Secretario General del BBVA Colombia S.A., cargo que ocupa desde el año 2001. Adicionalmente ha sido miembro principal de Junta Directiva de diferentes entidades financieras y catedrático universitario.
Jorge Alberto Hernández Merino – Executive Vice President, Talent and Culture
Date of birth: March 28, 1966
Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the Financial Sector, who has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Credibanco - Visa and BBVA Seguros. Within the Bank he has been Office Manager, Zone Manager, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking, Head of Marketing and Territorial Manager. He is a Veterinarian Doctor from Universidad de La Salle, with a specialization in Business Management from the same University, and has taken several diplomas and courses in Senior Management and Effective Management. He is currently the Executive Vice President of Talent and Culture.
Alberto Hincapié Millán - Territorial Management Bogota and Center
Date of birth: October 25, 1960
He has advanced studies in Foreign Trade and Customs Legislation, Economics and Business Administration, and has experience in BBVA Colombia S.A. as Branch Manager Hacienda Santa Barbara, Business Banking Manager Calle 100, Regional Zone Manager Bogotá Norte, Territorial Manager Bogotá Occidental, Territorial Manager Alto Caribe, Territorial Manager Bogotá Sur, Territorial Manager Bogotá Norte and Territorial Manager Bogotá y Centro, position that he currently holds. Additionally, he is an alternate member of the Board of Directors of BBVA ASSET MANAGEMENT S.A. Sociedad Fiduciaria.
Alberto Figueredo Serpa - National Housing Director
Date of birth: June 21, 1972
Business Administrator from Universidad Externado de Colombia with specialization in Advanced Finance from Universidad Industrial de Santander and in Senior Management from Universidad de los Andes. With experience in the financial sector where he has served as Branch Manager, Commercial Manager, Corporate Banking Manager and Business Manager, Western Territorial Manager and currently holds the position of National Director of Housing.
Luis Fernando Guzmán Chams – Northern and Western Territorial Manager
Date of birth: October 13, 1981
Professional in Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, with Specialization in Senior Management from the same University, Specialization in Finance and Management of Commercial Companies from the Universidad del Norte. He has served as Branch Manager at Bancolombia S.A., Manager of Corporate Banking at Banco Corpbanca Colombia S.A. At BBVA Colombia he has served as Manager of Corporate and Institutional Banking and as Manager of the Northern and Western Territory, a position he currently holds.
Ángela María Durán Niño - Government Banking Director
Date of birth: January 2, 1979
Industrial Engineer from Universidad Católica de Colombia, with specialization in Commercial Management with emphasis in Sales from Universidad de la Sabana. She has extensive experience in the financial sector where she has held several positions, including Commercial Advisor, Office Manager, Efficiency and Productivity Professional at Banco Granahorrar; in BBVA Colombia she has served as Head of Promotion of Individuals, Customer Strategy Manager, is the Director of Individual Segment, Manager of the Central Territory and is currently the Director of Government Banking.
Carlos Alberto Galindo Vergara – Head of Transactional Banking
Date of birth: May 15, 1973
Business Administrator from Universidad de la Sabana in Bogota, with more than 17 years of experience in the financial sector. He has held various management positions in the financial sector such as: Money Market Trader in Treasury in Corfinsura, Head of Money Market in ABN AMRO BANK and in BBVA he has held various management positions in CIB as Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer and Head of Trading.
José María Leal García – Head of Global Market Colombia
Date of birth: June 5, 1979
Professional in Business Management and Finances from the University of Deusto, with a postgraduate degree in Corporate and Investment Banking at BBVA Finance School; he has the Corporate Management Program and Best Practices & Experience (Sharing) Sales Training. With extensive experience in the sector and within the BBVA Group he has served as Vice President of Global Corporates Derivatives Desk in Spain and currently serves as Executive Director of R&FX Corporate Sales Colombia.
Ronal Edgardo Saavedra Tamayo – Chief Operating Officer
Date of birth: December 26, 1973
Business Administrator, graduated from Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, with a Master's Degree in Business from Universidad Sergio Arboleda - Prime Business School (in process of graduation). He has extensive experience in BBVA in his 23 years of work; he has led in the Credit Factory of Individuals and operational processes in the last 5 years and currently serves as Director of Operations.
Pedro Antonio Díaz Sáenz – Legal Director Banking Business
Date of birth: July 2, 1968
Lawyer from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, with a specialization in Financial Law from Universidad del Rosario and specialist in Procedural Law from the same university, diplomas and courses in Management and conciliator. With extensive experience in the financial sector, where he has worked as a lawyer for Banco Andino, Head of Commercial Development and currently holds the position of Head of Legal Banking Business.
Myriam Cala León - Director Institutional Legal Counsel
Date of birth: June 19, 1963
Lawyer from Universidad Santo Tomas de Bucaramanga, with specializations in Commercial Law and Financial Law from Universidad de Los Andes, with a Diploma in Senior Management from INALDE and a conciliation course from the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá. With extensive experience in the financial sector, where she has worked as a lawyer for CORFINSURA and Davivienda; Legal Director of CORFES; Legal Manager and General Secretary (E) of Banco Nacional del Comercio; Legal Manager of the Banking Business of BBVA Colombia; Head of LATAM Legal Services at BBVA, S.A. and currently holds the position of Director of Institutional Legal Counsel at BBVA Colombia.
Néstor Orlando Prieto Ballén - Legal Director of Litigation
Date of birth: March 19, 1967
Lawyer from the Universidad Libre, with specializations in Procedural Law and Civil Law from the Universidad del Rosario, with diplomas and courses in senior management from INALDE and conciliation course from the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá. Member of the Colombian Institute of Procedural Law and University Professor. With extensive experience in the financial sector, where he has worked as a lawyer of Corporación y Vivienda Las Villas, lawyer of Banco Industrial Colombiano (later merged by Bancolombia), lawyer of Bancolombia; he currently holds the position of Head of Legal Litigation of BBVA Colombia.
William Fredy Rincón Vargas - Director of Legal Services CIB & Treasury
Date of birth: July 14, 1968
Lawyer graduated from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, with specialization in Financial Law from Universidad de los Andes and in Commercial Law from Universidad Javeriana. He has extensive professional experience in the financial, commercial and stock market sectors, in the areas of banking, investment banking, capital markets, treasury, public securities market and corporations.
Eduardo Arce Caicedo - Director of Legal Services Development and Strategy and General Secretariat
Date of birth: November 2, 1971
Lawyer specialized in Commercial Law and Master in Comparative Law of the European Union from the University Rey Juan Carlos I of Madrid (Spain). With professional experience through labor and service contracts with international organizations such as: Convenio Andrés Bello and CERLALC- Centro Regional para El Fomento del Libro en América Latina. Within his professional practice he has been in the following management positions: Legal Advisor of Activos S.A. and Serviolá; Legal Coordinator of Gente Oportuna - Labor in Mission in Minercol; Liquidation Manager of Minercol Ltda, in Liquidation; Labor in Mission in the IFI Concession Salinas: Director of Presencia Laboral Ltda; Director, General of Gente Oportuna; Coordinator of Liquidation Contract Delegated Administration of Efficient Competent Personnel and Cia Ltda; Director of Human Staff. Within the financial sector he has held the position of Lawyer, Legal Manager, Legal Vice President and General Secretary of Fiduciaria La Previsora S.A.; Legal Vice President of Central de Inversiones S.A. - CISA; General Secretary and First Deputy General Manager of BBVA Asset Management S.A. He has participated in the Boards of Directors of several public and private sector entities. He has also worked in the academy, as an undergraduate and postgraduate professor at prestigious national universities.
Alejandra Raquel Llerena Polo - Director of Labor Law Counsel
Date of birth: May 16, 1973
Lawyer from Universidad Externado de Colombia, with specialization in Labor Law and Industrial Relations from the same University and in Commercial Law from Universidad Santo Tomás. She has been linked to the 9th Labor Court of the circuit of Bogota, in the Central Mortgage Bank in Liquidation as an advisor on labor issues; later she was linked to SENA as a Professional in Human Management, in Colsubsidio as Head of Labor Relations and joined BBVA as a Labor Lawyer. She currently holds the position of Director of Labor Legal Counsel.
John Jairo Martínez Gómez – Market Administrator
Date of birth: August 24, 1972
Public Accountant from Universidad Santo Tomás specialized in Finance and Capital Markets at Universidad de La Sabana, with extensive experience and knowledge in the management of fixed income and derivatives portfolio valuation, accounting and investment regulations, derivatives, own position in foreign currency and treasury operational controls. He has served as Head of the Valuation Operations Department - Treasury Operations, Accounting Coordinator of the Murex Project, Accounting Coordinator of Investments, Derivatives and Foreign Currency at Banco Davivienda. Currently, he is the Manager of Market Administration.
John Jairo Reyes Garibello – Head of Recovery & Workout
Date of birth: March 20, 1976
Economist from Universidad La América with a specialization in Strategic Management from Universidad de La Sabana, with extensive experience and knowledge in the area of Risks. He has worked as a Professional in the Risk Area; Manager of Monitoring and currently serves as Director of Recovery & Workout.
Sergio Andrés Lizarazo - Head of Corporate Banking
Date of birth: July 25, 1984
Economist from Universidad de Los Andes, with a Master in Administration from Universidad Ecesi and Master of Management Tulane University. With more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector where he has held positions as Account Manager at Corpbanca Bank; Relationship Manager at Citibank, Segment Leader at Scotiabank and is currently the Director of Corporate Banking at BBVA Colombia.
Flor Edilma Duarte Méndez - Tax Management Manager
Date of birth: March 11, 1975
Public Accountant from the Universidad Politécnico Grancolombiano, with a Specialization in Tax Law from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, additionally she has a Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards at the Universidad Sergio Arboleda. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector where she has held positions such as Tax Assistant at Banco Nacional del Comercio, in BBVA Colombia she has worked as Analyst for the Tax Advisory Area, Professional for the Tax Advisory and Tax Management Area, Head of the Tax Information Team, currently she is the Tax Management Manager.
Diego Felipe Riveros – Head of Wealth Management
Date of birth: January 27, 1972
Industrial Engineer from Universidad de Los Andes, with a specialization in Finance and a Master's Degree in Administration from the same University. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector, where he has served as Quality Manager, Operations Manager, Foreign Product Manager, Investment Manager, Vice President of Investments, Vice President of Wealth Management and Vice President of Wealth and Insurance at Citibank Group; at Scotiabank Colpatria he was Insurance and Private Banking Manager and at Scotia Securities he was General Manager; again at Scotiabank he was Wealth Management Manager; currently he is the Director of Wealth Management at BBVA Colombia.