Nestor E. Arrighi
General Manager of Chile
Néstor Arrighi took over as General Manager of Brenntag Chile on October 1, 2019.
He joined Brenntag Argentina in April 2014 as part of the acquisition of Gafor Distribuidora. He held the positions of Commercial Manager and Strategic Products Manager for the Southern Cone.
Néstor is an Electromechanical Technician with a Postgraduate Degree in Business Management, with more than 25 years of experience in the chemical distribution business.
Her main responsibilities in the position of General Manager of Brenntag Chile will be to lead profitable growth strategies, optimize operational efficiency, maximize the return on investments in the country and strengthen the collaborative work of the teams that make up the subsidiary of Brenntag Chile.
Financial Manager Brenntag Chile
Christian Bischof joined Brenntag Chile in 2012, when he was appointed Financial Manager for the local operation. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Administration and a Master's Degree in Business Administration, with a specialization in Finance.Prior to this appointment, Christian worked in various management and finance leadership positions for 14 years and gained extensive experience in multinational and local companies in the telecommunications, technology and consulting industries.
Gerente Regional Recursos Humanos Cono Sur
Brenntag Latinoamerica Sur
Fernando Urrutia joined Brenntag in 2014, assuming the position of Regional Human Resources Manager for Brenntag South Latin America. Since then, he has been responsible for human resources management in the countries that make up the Southern Cone: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru and Uruguay.Before joining Brenntag, he managed human resources in mining companies such as BHP Billiton and CODELCO (Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile), as well as DuPont and GE Capital. Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the management and direction of human resources.
Commercial Manager Brenntag Chile Ltda.
Michel Agar, Commercial Manager of Brenntag Chile, joined Brenntag in 2015, when he was appointed Deputy Commercial Manager with a focus on ACES and Chemical Synthesis. Michel in 2017 took on a greater challenge when he becomes Commercial Manager of Material SCience, Agro and Energy. His responsibilities include the management of specialty products and Commodities.
Commercial Manager Brenntag Chile Ltda.
Paula Maureira, Pharmaceutical Chemistry; joined the company in 2002 as Sales Executive for the Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Industry until 2009. During this time he studied postgraduate courses in Foreign Trade and Finance. In 2013 she was assigned as IBU CARE Sales Manager, incorporating the Home Care business. In 2016 she assumed the position of Commercial Manager of IBU Care. In 2017 she was appointed Sales Manager of Life Science, incorporating the Food and Animal Nutrition Industry into her IBU.
In 2019 and in accordance with the global strategy, the Food & Nutrition business unit was separated and taken to an independent business.
Fabiola Villanueva Navarrete
Gerente CASA Brenntag Chile Ltda
Fabiola Villanueva joined Brenntag in 2015, assuming the position of CASA Manager (Quality, Safety, Health and Environment) Responsible Care.Before joining Brenntag, he developed Business Management, Strategic Planning and Implementation and Project Design based on various international standards related to management models such as Quality, Environment, Safety, Occupational Health and Food Safety, establishing management control models with monitoring systems and verification of compliance with the use of the management tool Balance Scorcard. Also, she developed as Lead Auditor of Certification of Management Systems recognized by IRCA (The International Register of Certificated Auditors), for important companies.
Gerente de Servicio al ClienteBrenntag Chile Ltda.
Jorge Ibáñez, joined Brenntag in 2016, as Assistant Manager of Credits and Collections of Brenntag Chile Ltda. In 2018, he increased his responsibilities when he assumed the leadership of the Customer Service and Billing area. In 2019, he takes on the biggest challenge when he is appointed Customer Service Manager.Before joining the Brenntag team, Jorge Ibáñez led the area of Credits and Collections in important retail multinationals such as Gillette-P&G, Soprole (Fonterra) and Parque Arauco.
Claudio A. Carvajal P.
Regional Manager Brenntag LA South Mining
Claudio Carvajal, Regional Manager of Brenntag LA South - Mining, joined Brenntag in 2002 when he was appointed Supply Manager for the Southern Cone Region in LA. He further increased his responsibilities in 2006 when he assumed Regional Mining Management for Bolivia, Chile and Peru.
In 2016 he was appointed Regional Manager Brenntag LA South - Mining.
Prior to Brenntag, he was responsible for supply management and logistics for Hoechst in Venezuela and later in Brazil. Claudio Carvajal, Chemical Engineer from the University of Santiago, Chile, began his career in 1985 at HCI Interquimica, the Chilean branch of Holland Chemical International, acquired in 2000 by Brenntag AG.
Luis Febres is a Chemical Engineer and Master in Industrial Engineering. He has more than 15 years of experience in the chemical and paint industries. During his experience, he has led work teams in the areas of process, production and manufacturing. In addition, he has worked in important multinationals such as DuPont and Ford Motor de Venezuela.In 2017, he joined Brenntag Chile as Plant Manager. He currently leads the company's Operations, Logistics and Maintenance teams.