Board of Directors

GERARDO GARCÍA
GERARDO GARCÍA
Chairman
Gerardo Garcia has over 20 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance. Prior to joining Barents Re, he was an advisor to insurance companies and reinsurance brokerage firms throughout Latin America. He has an actuarial background.
DIRK BORMANN
DIRK BORMANN
Director
Dirk Bormann has wide experience in the construction sector and has served on the board of directors of Philipp Holzmann AG, Hochtief AG and Wayss & Freytag. He is Chief Executive Officer of the German Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade.
KLAUS BULTMANN
KLAUS BULTMANN
Director
Klaus Bultmann has more than 40 years’ experience. Previously, he was a member of the board of Gerling Global Reinsurance and Frankona Re.
ROBERT KOFFLER
ROBERT KOFFLER
Director
Mr. Koffler has 30 years of experience in global capital markets, and since 1999 has been the Chairman and Chief Executive of BiscayneAmericas Advisers LLC in Miami, Florida. Prior to joining BiscayneAmericas, he was the President and Director of Americas Trust Bank, Director and Executive Vice President of Vestrust Securities Inc.
JUAN M. DE LA SIERRA URQUIJO
JUAN M. DE LA SIERRA URQUIJO
Director
Juan Manuel Urquijo is an international businessman and company director. He served on the boards of Urquijo Leasing S.A. and Banvivienda Bank for many years. He was also a director of Mundial Insurance Group in Central America for 20 years, until it was sold to Mapfre Central America.
ROBERTO ALFARO
ROBERTO ALFARO
Director
Roberto Alfaro’s career encompasses finance, politics and diplomacy. Previously, he was President of Union Group and Compañia de Seguros. Mr. Alfaro has also served as Panama’s Minister of Commerce and Ambassador to the United Nations, Italy and the Vatican. Currently, he is associated with Interglobal Consulting.
ROBERTO BRENES
ROBERTO BRENES
Secretary
With more than 30 years of experience in the financial market, Mr. Brenes has an extended career in the capital market in Panama, combining business and regulatory experience. He was the first President of the National Securities Commission, President of the Panama National Bank and Founder of the Panama Stock Exchange.
RICARDO CAZORLA
RICARDO CAZORLA
Treasurer
Ricardo Cazorla is a banker whose prior experience in the international banking arena includes the positions of Vice President at the Chase Manhattan Bank NA in Panama, Vice President at Bladex, the Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America, and Vice President at Credicorp Bank.