Carlos Augusto Lopez
Chief Commercial Officer - Shipping Division and Director
Carlos Augusto Lopez has been our Chief Commercial Officer—Shipping Division since January 2008, and a member of our Board of Directors since January 2008. Mr. Lopez has 30 years of experience in commercial and logistics business in the Hidrovia Region and Mercosur. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President of Compania Naviera Horamar S.A. since September 1992. He is former Chairman of Paraná de las Palmas Shipyard and a former member of the Board of Directors of Naviera Conosur S.A. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Petrolera San Antonio S.A. He has also served as Chairman of Harrow S.A. and Sermar S.A. He is a founding member of the Argentinian Flag Ship owners’ Chamber (CARBA) and of the Argentinian Flag Shipowners’ Chamber (ACAENA) and a member of the Argentinian-Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of several organizations such as the Uruguayan-Argentinian Chamber of Commerce, the Permanent Commission of Transport of the River Plate Basin (CPTCP), the Ethics Committee of the Argentinian Shipowners’ Tanker Association (CABBTA) and the Ethics Committee of the Federation of Argentine Shipping Companies (FENA). He is the founder, developer and Board Member of different companies in partnership with major traders like Continental Grains, Glencore and Vitol. Mr. Lopez is the brother of Claudio Pablo Lopez, our Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a director, and Horacio Enrique Lopez, our Chief Operating Officer—Shipping Division, a director and a member of our Executive Committee.