our team

ECOS

Swiss national, Political and economic scientist graduated from the University of Lausanne; with Business Administration and executive management specializations at the Universities of Munich, UCLA, Kellogg and INCAE; fluent in Swiss German, German, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Previously, Executive Director of Amanco Agricultural Solutions, leading Latin American irrigation systems provider based in Brazil, as well as various executive positions at GrupoNueva and Amanco in Argentina, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Before, Senior Vice President at Volkart Brothers Holding in Switzerland and the United States.

Mr. Eggenberg is Chairman of the Board of Masisa (Chile, with presence in North and Latin America), Member of the Advisory Committee of VIVA Trust and Member of the Board of of various companies in the energy, forestry, and sustainability segments in Europe, the United States and Latin America. In the civil society sector, Mr. Eggenberg was Board Member of Avina Foundation Latin America, Chairman of the Board of Fundes Guatemala; Founding Board member of the Business Councils for Sustainable Development (BCSD) in Panama and Guatemala; Advisory Board member of an IADB Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, of the SustainAbility Faculty in London; and of the Guatemalan INCAE Council.

Andreas Eggenberg

Chairman of the Board

Panamanian national, bilingual (English, Spanish), graduated in Finance of the Santa Maria La Antigua University, Panama, and holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University-Owen Graduate School of Management (Nashville, USA), postgrade courses in Universidad Latina (Panama) and Universidad del Contador (Panama) and several seminars in managerial habilities in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia.

Before his current position, José was CFO of Empresas Tagaropulos (2001-2007) one of the leading distribution companies for the food industry in Panama, CFO of GBM Panama (2000-2001) an IBM alliance for Latin America and CFO of Amanco Panama (1996-2000).

José is member of Fulbright Panama Association, member of the Beta, Gamma, Sigma (The Honor Society for Accredited Business Programs), member of the Financial Planning Association and of APEDE (Panama Executive Business Association).

José Guardiola

Director