Vicente Carillo - Batalla
Mr. Carrillo–Batalla has an extensive experience in the insurance, banking and securities industry in Venezuela. He was Director and President of Seguros LOS ANDES (insurance), Director of Seguros LA PREVISORA (insurance), Director of BANCO DE OCCIDENTE (commercial banking), co-founder, Vice-Chairman and Director of MIBANCO BANCO MICROFINANCIERO (development banking), Associate Director of CNI (M&A’s and Structured Finances) and has been for a number of years and continues to be Partner and Managing-Director of MAXIMIZA CASA DE BOLSA (securities Broker-dealer). He is a co-founder and Managing-Director of CYNERGI CAPITAL GROUP (Miami) and WELLMEANING PROPERTIES (Real Estate development and management based in Miami). For more than 30 years, he has been active in the Venezuelan Cattle Ranching sector. Mr. Carrillo-Batalla has also been a Professor of Finance, Financial Law and Taxation at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB). From 1995 until 1999, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he served as Consul General of Venezuela in New York, taking an active role in the relationship between the Government of Venezuela and the international banking industry (based in New York City). Mr. Carrillo-Batalla is a Lawyer from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB), and Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard University. He was a participant in the Harvard Law School International Tax Program and in the 1992 Session of the Hague Academy of International Law and International Relations devoted to the study of the World External Debt. For the last twenty years he has been a columnist at EL UNIVERSAL, a major Venezuelan newspaper.