Excelsa Acquisition Corp.
- Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Education, Entertainment, Consumer, Industrial
Mark Rosen serves as our Chief Executive Officer and has agreed to serve as a member of our board of directors . Mr. Rosen has served as Acting Executive Director of the United States at the International Monetary Fund since May 2019. Previously he was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of International Financial Markets at the United States Treasury. Mr. Rosen is a highly experienced investment banker who has held senior positions at Bank of America (“BofA’’), where he was Head and later Chairman of its Latin America investment banking division. Prior to joining BofA, Mr. Rosen was the Head of the Latin America Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse, the Head of Latin America M&A at UBS, and the Head of Latin America Investment Banking at Barclays. Mr. Rosen received a Master of Arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
We believe Mr. Rosen’s distinguished career experience qualifies him to serve as a valuable addition to our board.
Juan Goicoechea serves as our Chief Financial Officer . Mr. Goicoechea is currently Principal at Nexus Group. Since 2013, Mr. Goicoechea has been an Executive Director of Nexus Group. He has had several C-level roles in different portfolio companies, his last was Chief Executive Officer at Sinea (Pan-American packaging manufacturer) where he successfully led its turnaround. Prior to joining Nexus Group, Mr. Goicoechea was an investment banker in the Latin America investment banking division of Credit Suisse in New York. Previously, he was a consultant with Deloitte and Boston Consulting Group in Madrid. Mr. Goicoechea has a master’s degree in nuclear energy from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Carlos Tomas Rodriguez-Pastor serves as our Chairman of the Board . Mr. Rodriguez-Pastor is the founder, and together with his family, has control Intercorp since 1995. Mr. Rodriguez-Pastor has served as the Chairman of Intercorp Financial Services (IFS) since 2007. Mr. Rodriguez-Pastor is also the founder and managing partner of Nexus Group, a leading Andean region private equity firm , since 1998. Since 1995, Mr. Rodriguez-Pastor has also served as Interbank’s Chairman and was Interbank’s interim Chief Executive Officer during 2010. In addition, Mr. Rodriguez-Pastor serves as director of Inteligo Group Corp., Interseguro since 1998, Supermercados Peruanos since 2013, Tiendas Peruanas since 2008, Homecenters Peruanos since 2013, Colegios Peruanos since 2011, InRetail Peru Corp. since 2010, Financiera OH! S.A. since 2010, and Universidad Tecnológica del Peru since 2012, among others. Mr. Rodríguez-Pastor received a bachelor’s degree in social science from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Due to his extensive experience on private equity and investments, Mr. Rodriguez-Pastor is well qualified to serve as Chairman of our board of directors.
Luis Felipe Castellanos Lopez Torres serves as a member of our board of directors . Mr. Castellanos has served as Chief Executive Officer of Intercorp Financial Services since April 2013 and as Interbank’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2011. Since May 2019, Mr. Castellanos has also served as one of Interseguro’s directors since 2019. Mr. Castellanos joined Interbank in 2006 as the Chief Executive Officer of Interfondos. He has served as Interbank’s Vice President for Retail Banking and Manager of the Mortgage and Real Estate Division. Previously, he was a Director in the investment banking division at Citigroup Global Markets in New York. Before joining Citigroup, Mr. Castellanos was responsible for the treasury department at Minera Yanacocha S.A. Mr. Castellanos received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Universidad del Pacífico and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
We believe Mr. Castellanos is well qualified to serve as director due to his extensive corporate and financial experience.
Juan Pablo del Valle Perochena has agreed to serve as a member of our board of directors . Mr. del Valle is the chairman of Orbia. Mr. Perochena has been the Chairman of Orbia Advance Corporation, S.A.B. de C.V., a subsidiary of Kaluz, S.A. de C.V., since 2011. Under his watch, Orbia has been transformed from a local chemical and petrochemical company, to a world leader in precision agriculture, data communications, and building materials. Prior to Orbia, Mr. Perochena worked for Telmex, where among other responsibilities he led the implementation of the first fiber optic sea cable project connecting the United States, Mexico, and South America. He serves on two public company boards in addition to Orbia, Elementia SAB, and Johnson Controls International PLC. He is is the Co-chairman of The Nature Conservancy´s Latin American Conservation Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Anáhuac University and a master of business administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.
We believe Mr. Del Valle’s distinguished career experience will make him a valuable additional to our board.