Last updated: 11:45 / Tuesday, 9 November 2021
Tomasevich will focus on the expansion of the group

PUENTE Appoints Fernando Recalde as Its New CEO

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  • Tomasevich: "We have great expansion plans in Latin America and the United States for the next five years. With the appointment of Fernando as CEO of the Group, I will dedicate myself - from the presidency of the Group and together with the rest of the board - to the manage the strategy of PUENTE"
  • To date, Recalde served as Country Manager of Larraín Vial in Argentina and, for the last 20 years, held different roles in structuring, trading and distribution in New York. In his extensive career, his time as Director and President of Merrill Lynch Argentina also stands out

PUENTE, a wealth management and capital markets firm - with its headquarters in the United Kingdom and presence in the United States and Latin America - announced that Fernando Recalde will be the new CEO of the Group.

To date, Recalde served as Country Manager of Larraín Vial in Argentina and, for the last 20 years, held different roles in structuring, trading and distribution in New York. In his extensive career, his time as Director and President of Merrill Lynch Argentina also stands out.

"I am very excited to join a firm with the recognition and trajectory of PUENTE. The growth project we are considering for the next five years is very challenging, but we have professionals with the experience, knowledge and commitment necessary to achieve it," said Fernando Recalde.

For his part, Federico Tomasevich, main shareholder, said: "I am very satisfied with the evolution that Puente had in the last 10 years thanks to the team of leaders and professionals of excellence that we have. To date, we manage more than 2.5 billion dollars in assets under administration in Wealth Management, we trade more than 15 billion dollars in Institutional Trading and in the last five years and we have structured financing in the Capital Markets for more than 5 billion dollars in more than 400 transactions."

Tomasevich had been serving until now as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Puente Holding UK, he will now focus on the strategic management of the group.

"We have great expansion plans in Latin America and the United States for the next five years. With Fernando's appointment as CEO of the Group, I will dedicate myself - from the presidency of the Group and together with the rest of the board - to the strategic management of PUENTE," Tomasevich said.

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