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“If you plan to make a voyage of discovery, choose a ship of small draught”
Captain James Cook rejecting the large ships offered by the Admiralty for the search of a new continent.
 
  

 

Juan Claro PDF Print E-mail
Juan Claro
Nationality Chilean, married, three children
Date of birth
7 november 1950

Professional activity

Entrepreneur, Member of various Boards of Directors.
Elementary and High School Brunswick School, Greenwich, Connecticut and Saint George´s College, Santiago de Chile.
University Civil Engineering and MSc in Theoretical Physics, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago.
Teaching Modern Physics and Electromagnetism.


Entrepreneurial activity
Executive Director, BF Consult (1978-1980)
Development Manager, Derco S.A. (1980-1984)
CEO, Pesquera Friosur (1984-1988)
Director, Gasco (1991-2000)
President, Metrogas (1993-2000)
Director, Gasandes (1995-2000)
Director, Gasnor (1998 - 2000)
Director, Telefónica – CTC (2001 al 2004)
Director, Pesquera Friosur (1990 a la fecha)
President, Emel (2001 al 2007)
Director de Melón S.A. (2003 a la fecha)
President of the Board of Directors, Embotelladora Andina S.A. (2004 to date)
Counselor, Board of Governors, Adolfo Ibáñez University (2005 to date)
Counselor, Board of Governors, Tecnológica de Chile University (2005 to date)
Director, Antofagasta Minerals S.A. (2005 to date)
Director, Antofagasta PLC (2005 to date)
Director, Empresas CMPC S.A. (2005 to date)
Director, Chilevisión S.A. Television Network (2005 to date)
Director, ENTEL Chile S.A. (2005 to date)
President of the Board of Directors, Energía Andina S.A. (2008 to date)
President of the Board of Directors, Energía Coyanco S.A. (2008 to date)
Participation in Business Associations and Social Councils
Member of the Social Economic Council CES, (1984-1988).
Director, Chilean National Association of Exporters (1989-1991).
Counselor, National Industrial Association Sofofa (1995 to date).
Counselor, Latin American Entrepreneurial Council CEAL, (1997 to date).
Member of the Council, Center for Public Studies CEP (2000 to date).
President, Confederation for the Production and Commerce (CPC)
(December 2002-December 2004).
President of the National Industrial Association Sofofa (June 2001-April 2005).
President, Bilateral Chile–China Business Council (2005-2007).