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Alejandro Quentin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Pampa Capital

Founder & CEO of Pampa Capital, a Latin America-based private equity firm specialized in Agribusiness with operating offices in Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.

“Pampa” is the General Partner of Pampa Agribusiness Fund LP that invests in the agribusiness value chain in the region. The fund is currently invested in the following platforms: seeds, agricultural machinery and logistics. In June 2016 it sold its protein platform, Grupo Campo Austral to Brazil Foods (NYSE: BRF).

Mr. Quentin has extensive experience in the agribusiness industry in Latin America. In 2002, Mr. Quentin founded together with Soros Fund Management Adeco Agropecuaria (NYSE: AGRO). Mr. Quentin was a member of the Board of Directors and responsible for the initial acquisition of Pecom Agropecuaria, strategy, its operational oversight and expansion into Brazil and Uruguay.

Since 1994 Mr. Quentin has been executive Vice-Chairman of Estanar (Estancias Argentinas S.A), a leading family owned agricultural and Cattle Company in Argentina founded in 1910.

Mr. Quentin was a seed investor in Farmacity – Argentina’s largest drugstore chain where he served as Chairman and CEO. Prior to this, Mr. Quentin worked for McKinsey & Company (Milan and Buenos Aires).

Mr. Quentin holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Babson College, served as Lieutenant as a paratrooper in the Folgore Brigade of the the Italian Armed Forces. In 2010, he was decorated with an Order or Merit by the President of Italian Republic. He serves as a board member of the Fundación Cultural Coliseum in Buenos Aires.

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