The current Board of Directors was elected in the Ordinary Shareholders Meeting held on April 27, 2017, in accordance with the Company’s By-Laws, and will hold office for a period of two years.
Mr. Patrick Horn García joined LATAM’s board of directors in April 2019. He is currently a Member of the Economic Council of the Universidad de los Andes and director of non-profits such as Aportes Chile. He has more than 35 years’ experience as an executive, both in Chile and abroad, in companies including British American Tobacco Co., Unilever, Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores and Grupo Ultramar, where he was also director of subsidiaries. Mr. Horn graduated as an Industrial Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technolgy, USA. He has participated in executive programs at the training centers of British American Tobacco Co. and Unilever in London, and at Kellogg business school. He also took part in the business management program (PADE) of the Universidad de los Andes business school (ESE).
Sonia J.S. Villalobos joined the Board of LATAM Airlines in August 2018. Mrs. Sonia is a Brazilian citizen and a regular member of the Boards of Petrobras and Telefónica Vivo, both in her country.
She is a founding partner of the company Villalobos Consultoria since 2009 and a professor of post-graduate courses in finance at Insper since 2016. Between 2005 and 2009, she was the Manager of Funds in Latin America, in Chile, managing mutual and institutional funds of Larrain Vial AGF. From 1996 to 2002, she was responsible for Private Equity investments in Brazil, Argentina and Chile for Bassini, Playfair & Associates, LLC. As of 1989 she was Head of Research of Banco Garantia. She graduated in Public Administration from EAESP / FGV in 1984 and was Master in Finance from the same institution in 2004. She was the first person to receive the CFA certification in Latin America, in 1994.
As a volunteer, she participates in the Board of the CFA Society Brazil, a non-profit association that brings together nearly 1,000 professionals who hold the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) certification in Brazil.