Management team

Management team 2017-07-19T14:22:18+00:00

Corporate Team

Carlos Ignacio Gallego Palacio
Chief Executive Officer
Prior Experience
  • President Chocolates Business
  • Vice President, South Strategic Region
  • President Servicios Nutresa
  • General Director Fundación Nutresa
  • Chief Industrial Director, Compañía Nacional de Chocolates S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Universidad Eafit.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Universidad Eafit.
José Domingo Penagos Vásquez
Vice President Corporate Finances–CFO
Prior Experience
  • Chief Corporate Finance Director, Banca de Inversión Bancolombia.
  • Chief Planning Director, Confecciones Colombia (Everfit).
Academic Background
  • Degree in Administrative Engineering, Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia.
  • Specialized studies in Corporate Finance and Capital Market, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.
Jairo González Gómez
Vice President General Counsel
Legal Assistance Manager
Prior Experience
  • Founder and Chairman, González Gómez Abogados.
  • External Legal Adviser, Grupo Nutresa.
  • Law firm member, Ignacio Sanín Bernal & Cia.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Law and Political Sciences, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.
  • Specialized studies in Commercial Law, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.

Business Units Team

Diego Medina Leal
President, Cold cuts Nutresa
Vice President Logistics
Prior Experience
  • Vice President Finance, Inveralimenticias Noel S.A.
  • Financial Engineering Manager, Corfinsura S.A.
  • Cali Region Manager,Corfinsura S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira.
  • Specialized studies in Finance, Universidad Eafit.
Alberto Hoyos Lopera
President, Biscuits Nutresa
Vice President Northern Strategic Region
Prior Experience
  • Chief Executive Officer, Compañía de Galletas Pozuelo DCR S.A.
  • International Business Manager, Compañía de Galletas Noel S.A.
  • Procurement Manager, Compañía de Galletas Noel S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration focused on International Business, Universidad Eafit.
Jorge Eusebio Arango López
President, Chocolates Nutresa
Vice President Southern Strategic Region
Prior Experience
  • President Coffee Business.
  • Vice President Sustainable Development.
  • Vice President International Business, Compañía Nacional de Chocolates S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Economics, Universidad de los Andes.
  • Specialized studies in Finance, Universidad Eafit.
  • Master’s degree in Financial Studies, University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland).
Justo García Gamboa
President, Tresmontes Lucchetti
Vice President Strategic Region of Chile and Mexico
Prior Experience
  • Chief Executive Officer, Tresmontes Lucchetti.
  • Commercial Department Leader, Tresmontes Lucchetti.
  • Mass food consumption companies in Chile.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Commercial Engineering, School of Economics, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.
  • Degree in Administration, Universidad Federico Santa María.
Miguel Moreno Múnera
President, Coffee Nutresa
Prior Experience
  • Chief Executive Officer, Fehr Foods.
  • Chief Business Development Director, Fehr Foods.
  • Financial manager, Compañía de Galletas Noel.
  • Corporate Financial Director, Grupo Nutresa.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Business Administration, Universidad Eafit.
  • Master’s degree in Finance, EADA (Spain).
Juan Chusán Andrade
President, Retail Food
Prior Experience
  • Chief Executive Officer, Negocios Internacionales Gastronomía y Negocios (GyN).
  • New Business Director and CEO, Brasil YUM Brands.
  • Consultant, McKinsey & Co.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration focused on Strategy and International Business, Anderson School, UCLA.
Mario Alberto Niño Torres
President, Ice Cream Nutresa
Vice President Innovation and Nutrition
Prior Experience
  • President, Meals de Colombia S.A.
  • Financial Manager, Meals de Colombia S.A.
  • Marketing Manager, Meals de Colombia S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Business Administration, Universidad de La Sabana.
  • Specialized studies in Strategic Marketing, Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración, CESA.
Fabián Andrés Restrepo Zambrano
President, Pasta Nutresa
Prior Experience
  • Special Commercial Project Manager, Servicios Nutresa.
  • General Manager, Pastas Comarrico.
  • Customer Development Coordinator, Compañía Nacional de Chocolates S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Systems Engineering, Universidad Eafit.
  • Specialized studies in Systems and Database Management, Universidad de Antioquia.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration focused on E-Commerce, Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Transverse Units Team

Sol Beatriz Arango Mesa
President, Servicios Nutresa
Vice President Sustainable Development
General Director Fundación Nutresa
Prior Experience
  • Vice President Grupo Nutresa South Strategic Region.
  • Vice President Corporate Planning, Grupo Nacional de Chocolates S.A.
  • Vice President Finance and Systems, Industrias Alimenticias Noel S.A.
  • Industrial and Financial Manager, Susaeta Ediciones S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Production Engineering, Universidad Eafit.
  • Specialized studies in Finance, Universidad Eafit.
  • Specialized studies in Strategic Management, Pace University (New York).
Álvaro Arango Restrepo
President, Redes Comerciales Secas
Vice President Marketing and Sales
Prior Experience
  • General Manager, Meals de Colombia.
  • Vice President Marketing, Postobón S.A.
Academic Background
  • Degree in Business Administration, Universidad Eafit.