In a year when there was a dramatic change in Cencosud's leadership, Horst Paulmann controlled the farm, announcing new announcements on Friday. The company reported the departure of Rodrigo Larraina, corporate finance manager and Rodrigo Hetz, the corporate human resource manager, who left the company on December 31.
In this way, the corporate finance manager will be occupied by the current regional manager of the shopping centers Matīss Videla and responsible for the opening of the division's stock exchange.
With 21 years of experience in Cencosud, Videla is the head of administration, corporate control and supermarket headquarters in Argentina. He holds a Business Administration degree from the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires and an MBA from the University of Buenos Aires IAE Business School.
In his replacement, he will take on the role of regional manager of shopping centers, Germán Cerrato, the current head of Argentina's shopping mall. With Cencosud's 11 years experience, Cerrato has always been affiliated with the Merchant Center business. His origins in the company were Head of Unicenter's headquarters in Buenos Aires, later becoming Trade Manager in Argentina and Chile. He is also the head of the Columbia shopping mall and the regional head of real estate development in Chile's shopping centers. The implementation of new responsibilities will continue to open the department for the exchange. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE).
As for corporate human resources management, its replacement will be announced in a timely manner, the company said.
These changes in executive power are in addition to those announced in October when Antonio Ureta was appointed as the new head of the department store in Eric Baset's House Improvement Division and himself by Matías Videla, who at that time accepted the Head of the Department of Commerce. In June, James Soler's resignation was announced four years later when he was in charge of general management, replaced by Andrea Gebhardt, former head of Enel Distribución.
The main tasks of 2019 are the start of the sales center. At the end of August, the company announced the opening of the listed unit, which is expected to increase around $ 1,000 million, which will reduce debt and strengthen the business of shopping centers.