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Humberto Aquino CV 2015v1


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Humberto Aquino CV 2015v1

  1. 1. Humberto Aquino 38 Elm Street Cell Canada: 1 (416) 804-2243 Toronto,Ontario Canada, M5G 2K5 A seasoned business and strategic M&A advisor to emerging growth companies, with a broad and distinctive combination of skills and expertise developed over 15 years as an investment banker and management consultant, 15 years as a senior operating executive, and 10 years as a private equity investment manager and board member of a number of private Canadian companies. AWA Quattro – Toronto, Canada 2013 - Present Business advisory and consultancy AdvisingCEOsandBoards of emerginggrowthcompanies onbusiness strategy,assessmentof investment opportunities and business models, merger integration and organizational development. Kinross Gold Corporation – Toronto, Canada and Santiago, Chile 2009 - 2013 Major Canadian gold mining company As External Consultant (2009-2010 reporting to the CEO) – provided management and organizational development advice to the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team to define and put in place the organizational capabilities required to support the global growth strategy of the Company. As Senior Vice President, South America (2010-2013 reporting to the Chief Operating Officer) - responsible forthree operatingminesinChileandBrazil and oversightof two large developmentprojects in Chile and Ecuador. Designed and led a major restructuring and turnaround of the South American operations.Builtregional capabilitiestosupport a strategicplanto double goldproductioninthe Region infive years froma base of 1 millionoz.peryear.The planwas putonhold in2012 followingthe collapse of the price of goldand the subsequentdownturnof the goldminingindustry. All developmentprojects were reevaluatedanda major cost cuttingand optimization initiative wasimplemented focusedon cash generation. Kensington Capital Partners – Toronto, Canada 1999 - 2009 Privateequity fund and investmentmanager As Partner and Managing Director – Transformed Kensington froma small traditional financial advisory boutique,toaPrivateEquity Fundof FundsandCo-investmentFundmanager. Managedover$250 million from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and High-Net-Worth individuals. Invested in leading Canadian and international Private Equity fund managers and co-invested in Canadian and U.S. based high-potentialmid-marketprivatecompanies.WithprimaryresponsibilityforKensington’s co-investment program, was actively involved in the development, management and oversight of value creating strategies at investee companies through active participation as a Board member. Cott Corporation – Toronto, Canada 1993 - 1998 Internationalpremiumprivatelabelsoft-drinkmanufacturer As an Officer and Executive Committee Member – workedwiththe Chairman/CEOand other members of senior management to transform Cott from a regional Canadian carbonated soft drink manufacturer, to the largest private label soft drink company in the world. Played a leadership role in corporate and organizational development, bridging the growth and diversification thrust of a dynamic entrepreneur with the execution capabilities of the organization. Roles included: Co-Chief Operating Officer, Cott Corporation - Corporate and International, 1997 - 1998 External Consultant and Advisor to the Chairman/CEO, 1996 - 1997 Chief Operating Officer, Cott Beverages North America, 1995 - 1996 President and Chief Operating Officer, Cott Beverages, U.S.A., 1994 - 1995 Vice President, Cott Corporation, 1993 - 1996
  2. 2. Humberto Aquino Page 2 Burns Fry Limited – Toronto, Canada 1986 – 1993 PrivateCanadian InvestmentBankand leading M&A Firm As Director and Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions – evaluated, managed and executed diverse restructuring,valuation,divestiture andacquisitionmandatesinCanadaandinternationally.Playedakey role in leadingthe Executive Committee throughastrategicreview of the firm’sfuture,whichledto the eventual merger with a larger bank owned Canadian investment bank. McKinsey & Company – Chicago and Toronto 1982 - 1986 Leading internationalmanagementconsulting firm As SeniorConsultant– workedwithseniormanagementof majorcorporationsinCanadaandthe United States to develop and implement strategies and programs to substantially improve overall competitiveness and performance. Main clients included several leading financial institutions, manufacturing companies and a major international airline. Banco International S.A. – San Salvador, El Salvador 1977 - 1980 Family founded and controlled full service commercial bank. As Director and Vice President,CreditandInvestmentDivision – headedthe CreditCommittee,andwas responsible forcorporate businessdevelopmentandforrelationswithcorrespondentbanks. Memberof the foundinggroupthatraisedthe seedcapital andobtainedthecharterforthe establishmentof the new bank. Elected to the Board of Directors by the employee group after Salvadorian banking systemwas nationalized in March of 1980. CITIBANK – San Salvador, El Salvador 1976 - 1977 International commercial bank As Credit Account Officer – serviced large corporate accounts and government agencies. Comisión Executiva Portuaria Autónoma (CEPA) – San Salvador, El Salvador 1975 - 1976 National Port Authority As General Manager,Ports Division– directed the developmentandactivitiesof El Salvador'sthreemain marine terminals. Led the collective agreement negotiations with the largest union in the Country. Education Master of Business Administration - The University of Chicago, 1982 Specialization: Finance and International Business Master of Science in Engineering – The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1973 Department of Aerospace and Atmospheric Sciences - Major subject area: Fluid Dynamics Student Award American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Bachelor of Science in Engineering - The Catholic Universityof America, Washington, D.C., 1972 Major subject area: Aerospace Engineering Personal Born in El Salvador – lived in Chile, Mexico, Italy, El Salvador, United States and Canada Fluent in English, Spanish, and proficient in Italian Canadian Citizen – Permanent Resident status in Chile