Mr. Julio Figueroa was appointed as member of our Board of Directors on December 27th, 2018. He is CEO Citi Argentina & Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay) Head of Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) for Southern Cone.
Julio Figueroa joined Citi in Buenos Aires in 1994 in Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) after working for IBM Argentina in the finance division. Since then, he held several roles in CIB Argentina (1994-2001) as Senior Banker covering Argentine clients in different industries.
He moved to Citi Latin America Regional Office in Miami in 2001 as Senior Corporate Finance Transactor in CIB, covering corporate clients in Latin America, and to Citi New York in 2004 as Managing Director responsible for Financial Sponsors & Private Equity Clients for CIB Latin America. In 2010 Mr. Figueroa returned to Buenos Aires as CIB Head for Citi Argentina, position he held until May 2014, when he was appointed CEO for Citi Peru and Vice President of the Board of Directors of Citibank del Peru S.A., responsible for the wholesale (ICG) and the consumer (GCB) businesses. In November 2015, Mr. Figueroa was named CEO for Citi in Argentina, were he led a significant transformation of the franchise, both in ICG as well as in GCB. In January 2017, in addition to his role as CEO of Citi Argentina, he became Head of Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay) and CIB Head for Southern Cone.
Mr. Figueroa received his MBA Finance degree from the CEMA University in Buenos Aires, a B.A. in Business Administration and a BA in Accounting, both from Universidad Católica Argentina (U.C.A.) in Buenos Aires.
He is Board member of Asociación de Bancos Argentinos (ABA), Cámara de Comercio de los Estados Unidos de América en Argentina (AmCham), Asociación Empresaria Argentina (AEA), Consejo Empresarial de América Latina (CEAL) en Argentina, Young President Organization (YPO) en Argentina, and US-Argentina Business Council.