Board of directors

Executive Director

Federico Trucco, Ph.D., has served as Chief Executive Officer of Bioceres S.A since June 2011 and was appointed as a member of Bioceres S.A.’s board of directors in December 2014. He previously served in various positions at INDEAR including as general manager from 2009 to 2011, director of product development from 2008 to 2009 and research team leader of the Amaranth project from 2005 to 2009. Dr. Trucco also serves as president of Bioceres, Inc. and S&W Semillas, manager of Verdeca, a director of RASA Holding, Heritas and Rizobacter Argentina, and vice president of SEMYA and AGBM. Dr. Trucco received a Ph.D. in crop sciences and a CBA from the University of Illinois, a master of science degree in plant pathology and weed science from the Colorado State University and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the Louisiana State University.

 

Federico Trucco, Ph.D.
Executive Director

 

Executive Director

Enrique López Lecube has served as our chief financial officer since December 2017. He was appointed as executive member of the board of directors of Chemotécnica in December 2016. He has served as Manager for M&A and Corporate Finance at Lartirigoyen & Cia S.A. – a Glencore subsidiary – since 2016, where he has led transactions in the food, chemical and service industries and worked in the finance department to oversee 10 group entities. Previously, he worked as head trader from 2010 to 2016 at Lartirigoyen & Cia S.A. From 2008 to 2010, he worked at Cargill focusing on grain and oilseed. Mr. López Lecube received an MBA from Kellogg of School of Management of Northwestern University and a degree as an industrial engineer from ITBA (Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires).

 

Enrique Lopez Lecube
Executive Director

 

Executive Director

Gloria Montaron Estrada has served as our general counsel since March 2014. She previously served as an attorney at Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires for 16 years, where her practice as centered around intellectual property, corporate and banking matters. Ms. Montaron also serves as legal director and secretary of Bioceres, Inc., as secretary of RASA Holding, and as a director of INDEAR and AGBM. She received an LLM in intellectual property from the University of Palermo, Buenos Aires and a degree in Law from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Gloria Montaron Estrada
Executive Director
Non-Executive Director

Natalia Zang is a business leader with 20 years of experience in private equity and corporate finance, both in Latin America, Europe and Australia. She held C-level positions in several industries, including mining, retail, and real estate. In late 2015, Natalia joined the Macri administration in Argentina, initially as Undersecretary for the Chief of Staff and then as General Coordinator of the G20. Natalia is a sought-after lecturer on business and women leadership issues.

Natalia Zang
Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director

Carlos Ivan Camargo de Colón is the Managing Director – Emerging Solutions – of Bioceres S.A., the parent company of BIOX. Carlos has extensive experience in both the agriculture and energy sectors with over 25 years of experience, having held positions in Brazil, the US, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Prior to joining Bioceres, Carlos was based in Dubai as managing director at Peregrine Advisors, where he focused on agricultural opportunities in Africa and Brazil. While in Dubai he was also a special advisor to Expo 2020 on disruptive technologies in the energy sector. Prior to this, he was an investment banker for over 15 years at UBS Investment Bank and Morgan Stanley. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia University in the City of New York. Carlos is also a board member of Fundação Cruz de Malta, a Brazilian based charity which focuses on assisting disadvantaged children and young mothers, and a board member of British Friends of Campos, a UK based charity with a focus on education.

Carlos Ivan Camargo de Colón
Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director

Ari Freisinger was a Principal at Highfields Capital from 2010-2018. Prior to that, he served as an investment banker at Barclays Capital in the mergers & acquisitions group. Mr. Freisinger received a master’s of science degree in economics and social history from Oxford University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Columbia University. He currently serves on the board of the Jewish Family Service of Metrowest, a philanthropic organization in the greater Boston area.

Ari Freisinger
Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director

Kyle P. Bransfield was formerly CEO and Director of Union Acquisition Corp. Mr. Bransfield is also a Partner of Atlantic-Pacific Capital, Inc. and has lead the firm’s global direct private placement and structured investment activities since 2015. Mr. Bransfield has over 12 years of experience in direct equity and debt private markets principal investing, capital raising, and investment banking. Prior to joining Atlantic-Pacific, Kyle was an investment banker in Sagent Advisors’ Private Financing Solutions Group. Prior to Sagent, Mr. Bransfield spent over six years as a Principal and General Partner at CS Capital Partners, a Philadelphia-based multi-family office focused on alternatives. In his role he co-managed a portfolio of direct investments, served as an observer to several boards of directors, and fulfilled operating roles within portfolio companies. Kyle began his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Stifel Nicolaus Weisel and earned a B.S. in Business Administration from American University.

Kyle P. Bransfield
Non-Executive Director

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