Has been a member of our board of directors since 2004 and was re-elected in 2017. Mr. Fürst is an independent directorl. Previously, Mr. Fürst was the vice chairman of the board of directors of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. and a member of the board of directors of several other companies, including Embotelladoras Chilenas Unidas S.A., Viña Dassault San Pedro S.A, Southern Breweries Establishment, CCU Argentina S.A. and Compañía Industrial Cerveceria S.A. (CICSA). Mr. Fürst was a founder and member of the board of directors of Parque Arauco. In addition, he is a partner and member of the board of directors of Plaza S.A. and Nuevos Desarrollos S.A., owners of fifteen shopping centers and four shopping centers under construction in Chile, five shopping centers in Perú, and one shopping center and three shopping centers under construction in Colombia. At present, Grupo Plaza is considered the second most prominent chain of malls in South America. Mr. Fürst holds a degree in civil construction from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Mr. Fürst is a member of the Board Loan Committee.