38 Elm Street Cell Canada: 1 (416) 804-2243
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
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
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
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
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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
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.
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
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