Lorenzo A. Mendoza
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Empresas Polar, the largest private company in Venezuela. He also leads Fundación Empresas Polar. Industrial Engineer degree and MBA from Sloan School of Management at MIT He worked for J. Henry Schroder Wagg&Co. Ltd London (1988-90) and Citicorp/Citibank NYC (1987-88) Director of: Grupo GEPP; Grupo TELEVISA, the MIT Sloan Board, the Latin American Board Georgetown University, Dean’s Council of Harvard Kennedy School, Group of Fifty, Latin America Business Council (CEAL), Board of Trustees of the Universidad Metropolitana, YGL Foundation Board Member, Ashoka fellow, member of The World Economic Forum, since2005 Young Global Leader. Recipient of awards including: Leadership and Courage Award, Poder CNN, US (2010); Latin America Industrialist of the Year, World Business Forum, Ecuador (2010); CEO of the Year, America Economia, Chile; Social Responsibility CEO of th e Year, Latin Trade Bravo Business Award, US.