Board of Governors

  • Board of Directors

    • Federico N. Weil | President

      Mr. Weil is our founder and Chairman of the board of directors since 2005.  In addition, he is a the chairman of CAP Ventures Compañía Argentina de Participaciones S.A., a venture capital fund based in Buenos Aires, and a regular board member of AGL Capital S.A., a consumer finance company. Prior to 2005, Mr. Weil was a co-founder of Adecoagro (NYSE:AGRO) and a managing partner at SLI Ventures, a venture capital fund based in Miami, FL. Mr. Weil is an Industrial Engineer from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.  He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

    • Darío E. Lizzano | Vicepresident

      Mr. Lizzano is Vice Chairman and a regular member of our board.  He has served as co-head of Private Equity at Vinci Partners Investimentos.  He is a Managing Director at PointState Capital LP since December 2014, working as Senior Portfolio Manager.  Previously, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley from July 2007 through 2014, occupying the position of Head of Equities and Research Director for the Latin America division and as Head of Distribution of Emerging Markets.  In addition, he worked as Managing Director and as Head of Equities and Research for Latin America at Santander Investment.  Mr. Lizzano received a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Católica Argentina.

    • Mariano S. Weil | Director

      Mr. Weil is a regular member of our board.  Mr. Weil began his professional career at the Financial Leadership Program of General Electric Company in 1998.  He was then transferred to GE headquarters where he worked in the Corporate Treasury and Financial Planning Department.  In 2004, he joined GE Capital Solutions, a GE financial services division in Stamford, Connecticut, until he was transferred to Mexico City in 2006 to fill the position of Finance Manager for Latin America.  Mr. Weil was also a board member of the Banco HNS Chile, a GE Capital joint venture with the Banco Edwards shareholding group.  He is the founder of AGL Capital S.A. Mr. Weil has a degree in Economics from the Universidad de San Andrés.  Mariano is the brother of Federico Weil, our Chairman.

    • Fernando Iván Jasnis | Director

      Mr. Jasnis is a regular member of our board and is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Explorador Capital Management, LLC, an investment management firm based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He joined Explorador in 2004 as a Research Analyst, and became Portfolio Manager in 2006.  Before joining Explorador, Fernando worked for Citigroup in Buenos Aires as a Financial Analyst and as Project Manager.  Fernando holds an MBA from University of California at Berkeley, and an Industrial Engineering degree from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA).  He is a member of the CFA Institute.

       

    • Ralph F. Reynolds | Director

      Mr. Reynolds is a regular member of our board and a co-founder of Bienville Capital Management, LLC, where he serves as Chairman.  He is focused on strategic planning, investment idea generation, implementation, and risk management for the firm’s funds and businesses.  Prior to Bienville Capital Management, LLC, Mr. Reynolds was a co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Carlyle Blue Wave, Global Head of equities and proprietary trading at Deutsche Bank, president and Chief Executive Officer at NatWest Securities, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, and Principal at O’Connor & Associates.  Over his career, Mr. Reynolds has worked in New York, Chicago, Tokyo and London.  His board experience includes the International Securities Exchange, the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Presbytery of Southern New England and Greenwich Academy.  Mr. Reynolds earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

    • Carlos A. Palazón | Director

      Mr. Palazón is a regular member of our board and a Partner at CIMA Investments.  Previously, he worked as a Senior Research Analyst at BGN and as a Portfolio Manager at Consultatio Asset Management.  He has vast experience in emerging markets, on which he has focused since the beginning of the 1990s.  Mr. Palazón is a Licentiate in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) in Buenos Aires and he is also a CFA Charterholder.

    • Mauricio Wior | Director

      Mr. Wior is an independent regular member of our board, and also serves as a Director of Banco Hipotecario. He held several positions at Bellsouth where he became Vice President of Latin America from 1995 to 2005.  Mr. Wior was also Chief Executive Officer at Movicom Bellsouth from 1991 to 2005.  In addition, he led the operations of various cell phone companies in Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela.  He was the President of the American Association of Telecoms (ALCACEL), the Chamber of Commerce of the United States in Argentina and the Chamber of Commerce Israel-Argentina.  He was director of the Institute for Business Development of Argentina (IDEA), Foundation for Latin American Economic Research (FIEL) and Tzedaka.  Mr. Wior obtained a Master’s Degree in finance and a BA in economics and accounting from the University of Tel Aviv in Israel.

    • Alejandro E. Marchionna Faré | Director

      Mr. Marchionna Farė has served as an independent regular member of our board since April 16, 2013.  He has been on our board since February 19, 2010.  Mr. Marchionna Farė is Chairman of our audit committee.  He also serves as Chairman of the boards of directors of Integra Negocios S.A. and Fundación Andes.  He has worked as a Strategy Consultant for 30 years and is currently a part-time Professor at IAE Business School.  He has previously worked at Serra Consulting, The Fare Partners (London), Fenlane (London), Towers Perrin (London) and Telesis (Paris).  He holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard University and a doctoral degree in Management from CEMA University (Buenos Aires).

    • Alejandro Belio | Alternate Director

      Mr. Belio is an alternate member of our board and has served as our Chief Operating Officer since January 2010.  Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Faena Properties S.A. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of Creaurban S.A., Project Manager for Fundación Malecón 2000 (Guayaquil, Ecuador), Head of the Lain/OHL construction works group (Barcelona, Spain), and Project Manager at Graziani S.A. He received his degree in architecture from Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1979, obtained an MBA from Universidad del CEMA and completed the IAE Executive Management Program.

    • Donald Stoltz III | Alternate Director

      Mr. Stoltz is an alternate member of our board.  He joined Bienville Capital Management, LLC in 2009 and is a Partner of the firm.  He serves as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and head of trading.  Mr. Stoltz has over a decade of experience in trading, operations and portfolio risk management.  Prior to Bienville Capital Management, LLC, he was a proprietary trader at First New York Securities LLC and also served as vice president at J.P. Morgan, where he worked in diverse roles, including equity derivatives trading, institutional sales, interest rate swaps and foreign exchange trading.  Mr. Stoltz has over a decade of experience in trading, operations and portfolio risk management.  He is co-chair of the investment committee at Temple B’nai Jeshurun in Short Hills, NJ.  He graduated with a BS in management with a minor in economics from Pennsylvania State University.  A native of Mississauga, Ontario, Don resides in Livingston, NJ.


    • Rodrigo Lores Arnaiz | Alternate Director

      Mr. Mr. Lores Arnaiz is the TGLT Financial, IT and Human Resources Manager. Before joining TGLT, he was Senior Manager at Accenture in the strategic consultancy team for clients of the consumer sector in Argentina and Chile. He also worked as an accountant for five years in the Auditing and Business Advisory Department at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Lores obtained his MBA at Wharton School of Business, where he graduated from Strategic Management and Finance. He is the national public accountant of the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where he graduated with honors.

    • Andrew Hall Cummins | Alternate Director

      Mr. Cummins is an alternate member of our board and is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Explorador Capital Management, LLC, an investment management firm based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Andrew formed Explorador in 1996 and has since been focused on equity investments in Latin America. The firm manages capital for institutions and high net worth families from the United States, Europe and South America. Andrew has served on the board of directors of several publicly-listed companies in Brazil and Chile. From 1992 through 1995, Andrew worked at the predecessor to Ashmore EMM, an emerging market equity-focused asset manager, based in the Washington, DC area. From 1988 to 1990, Andrew worked for JMB Realty Corporation as an associate focused on real estate private equity. Andrew earned a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

    • Fernando S. Zoppi | Alternate Director

      Mr. Zoppi is an alternate member of our board.  He has focused mainly on areas of corporate law such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate investments and risk capital, project finance and infrastructure and corporate finance.  He represents investment funds, multinational companies, multilateral organizations and banking corporations in various local, regional and international transactions.  His experience includes advising on matters involving corporate, contractual and commercial law.  Mr. Zoppi graduated in Law from the University of Buenos Aires (with honors) in 1999, and obtained a Master’s Degree (LLM) from Columbia University School of Law in May 2004.  Mr. Zoppi joined the law firm of Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz, or PAGBAM, in 1998.  During 2005 and 2006 he was an associate at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP (New York, USA).  In 2007, he was an associate at Latham & Watkins, LLP (New York, USA).  He became partner of PAGBAM in 2012.  He has been a class assistant at the University of Buenos Aires (International Law and Civil Rights).  He is currently a professor at the Instituto Universitario ESEADE, where he teaches Capital Markets in the Postgraduate Program in Financial Assets Administration.

    • Pedro E. Aramburu | Alternate Director

      Mr. Aramburu is an alternate member of our board.  He has focused mainly on mergers and acquisitions, corporate investments and risk capital as well as corporate law and corporate governance.  He has significant experience in local and international mergers and acquisitions and joint-ventures, the structuring of private equity investments, counseling large local and multinational companies, and working with investment funds and strategic investors.  Mr. Aramburu has been a partner in PAGBAM since 2007.  Previously, he had been an associate in Dewey Ballantine LLP (NY, USA) between September 1997 and October 1998, and from 2002 to 2003 he worked as an associate in at the law firm of Cuatrecasas (Madrid, Spain) as a member of the office for Latin America assisting the largest European Companies that invest in Argentina.  He graduated in Law from Universidad Católica Argentina in 1996 and obtained a Master’s of Law (LLM) from Columbia University School of Law in 1997.  He has written several articles related to corporate and commercial law in matters such as project finance and illicit interference in contractual matters.

    • Daniel A. Vicien | Alternate Director

      Mr. Vicien is an independent alternate member of our board, and is a business consultant specialized in strategy and finance.  He has directed consulting projects in reengineering and process optimization, business development, strategic use of internal and external information, and organizational change to implement new strategies.  Mr. Vicien has taught several entrepreneurship workshops both in-company and at seminars for Universidad Austral.  He is a Finance Professor at the University of San Andrés.  Previously, he worked as Professor of Strategic Planning, Business Management and Control, Data Processing and Research at Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (UNBA) and Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA).  In addition, he has 26 years of experience as a manager for several national and multinational companies in different sectors, including in the areas of commercial and strategic planning, systems planning, financial planning, operations and administration among others.  Currently, Mr. Vicien is the President of Andes SA Cabernet (organic vineyard and winery) and Executive Director of Pehuén Ruca (real estate broker), both local companies.  He graduated in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the Universidad Católica Argentina and obtained an MIB at the “École Nationales des Ponts et Chaussées.”  In addition, he has a postgraduate degree at IAE Business School and is a Certified Company Director at the Association of Company Directors.

    • Luis Armando Rodríguez Villasuso | Alternate Director

      Mr. Rodríguez Villasuso is an independent alternate member of our board. Mr. Rodríguez Villasuso is currently a board member at Bodegas Valentín Bianchi S.A. (Argentina), Hábitat AFP (Chile) and Nedken Solutions (Spain). He previously worked at Citigroup, where he was Retirement Services Latam Regional Manager and at Banco Río where he was Principal Manager for Pensions and Insurance. He was also a senior consultant for Deloitte. Mr. Rodríguez Villasuso obtained a naval and mechanical engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from the IAE/Austral University.  He has also obtained a Certified Board Member diploma from IGEP.

  • Management

    • Federico N. Weil | CEO

      Mr. Weil is the founder of TGLT and Chairman of the Board since 2005. Additionally, he is a Regular Board Member of Marina Río Luján S.A., Managing Partner of Tovleb S.R.L., and a Regular Board Member at Canfot S.A. He is also Chairman of CAP Ventures (Compañía Argentina de Participaciones S.A.) and a Regular Board Member of AGL Capital S.A. In 2009, he was named Chairman of ARCAP (Asociación Argentina de Fondos de Private equity y Venture Capital). Mr. Weil is an Industrial Engineer from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He also obtained a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

    • Rodrigo Lores Arnaiz | Financial, HR and IT Officer

      Mr. Lores Arnaiz is the TGLT Financial, IT and Human Resources Manager. Before joining TGLT, he was Senior Manager at Accenture in the strategic consultancy team for clients of the consumer sector in Argentina and Chile. He also worked as an accountant for five years in the Auditing and Business Advisory Department at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Lores obtained his MBA at Wharton School of Business, where he graduated from Strategic Management and Finance. He is the national public accountant of the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where he graduated with honors.

    • Alejandro Belio | COO

      Mr. Belio is the Chief Operating Officer since January 2010. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Faena Properties S.A. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of Creaurban S.A., Project Manager for Fundación Malecón 2000 (Guayaquil, Ecuador), Head of the Lain/OHL construction works group (Barcelona, Spain), and Project Manager at Graziani S.A. He is an architect graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1979, obtained an MBA in Universidad del CEMA and completed the IAE Executive Management Program.

  • Audit Committee

    • Alejandro Emilio Marchionna Faré | Auditor | President
    • Fernando Jasnis | Auditor | Vice - President
    • Mauricio Wior | Auditor | Regular member
    • Donald Stoltz III | Auditor | Alternate member
    • Daniel A. Vicien | Auditor | Alternate member
  • Supervisory Committee

    • Ignacio Fabián Gajst  | Regular Trustee | Public Accountant
    • Mariano P. González  | Regular Trustee | Lawyer
      • Ignacio R. Arrieta  | Regular Trustee | Lawyer
      • Silvana E. Celso | Alternate Trustee | Public Accountant
      • Pablo Di Iorio | Alternate Trustee | Lawyer
      • Fernando Sasiain | Alternate Trustee | Lawyer