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María Ángela Holguín

Member of the Board of Directors

María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar is a Colombian national, born in 1963. Has a degree in Political Sciences from Universidad de los Andes, a specialization in Public Administration at the Andes University, and a specialization in Diplomacy and Strategy from the Centre d’ Études Diplomatiques et Stratégie.

With over two decades of public and private sector experience, she held high positions in the Colombian government, including at the Office of the President of Republic, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and at the Office of the Attorney General of the Nation.

As part of her broad professional experience in the diplomatic field, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar has held, among others, the positions of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia (2010-2018) and Deputy Minister (1998), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Colombian Mission to the United Nations (2004–2006) and Ambassador of Colombia to Venezuela (2002–2004).

She was also Regional Director for Latin America of the Worldview International Foundation (2000-2002) and Representative in Argentina of the CAF Development Bank of Latin America (2008-2010).

In addition, she was Coordinator for Colombia of the IADB Assembly and Inter-American Investment Corporation (1997), and Executive Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Conference on Early Childhood (1997).

She is a non-executive director of Hoteles Estelar S.A., non-executive director of Satagro Zomac S.A.S., non-executive director of Gases del Pacifico S.A.C., non-executive director of Gases del Norte del Perú S.A.C., non-executive director of Procafecol S.A., and member of the Supervisory Board of New World Investments B.V. (company that is part of the Group).

She is a non-executive director of the Company since 11 April 2019.