Professional with proven operational experience in multi site organizations . A self-starter who possesses a wide range of experience and skills in all aspects of field operations, information analysis and project management.  Team builder, leader and trainer, skilled in managing multiple tasks, priorities and projects. Proven track record of performance increasing and personnel development. Have outstanding cross-cultural and multi-level communication skills.  Also experienced in budget administration and customer relations.

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

Country Leader


Leader responsible for all the operation of WSO in Colombia, covering  day to day activities, people management and customer relations. Liaison and coordination with WSO Latin America. 

2008 - 2014

Area Manager

Occidental Corporation

AREA MANAGER,. Responsible for support services for the largest US oil operation in Colombia, covering four production facilities across the country, a 785 km pipeline and 7, 000+ employees & contractors. Direct report to higher management with a leadership role.

Key contributions:

  • Full implementation of a comprehensive facilities' maintenance program for proprietary and third party locations, including multi vendor management.
  • Lead the construction of 100K sf. facilities in four different locations with final deliveries on time and budget.
  • Development and implementation of a companywide Services Management System including Metrics and Standard Operation 
2005 - 2008

Regional Advisor Latin America

Chevron Corporation

Leader of a team in charge of the operational excellence for the distribution/logistic operations in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. Member of the regional staff with mentoring responsibilities.

Key contributions:

  • Lead the sourcing process for the Andean region achieving cost savings over 10% based on a strategic negotiation process
  • Full implementation of a web based tracking program for operational compliance reviews and training programs.. 
  • Lead the development of an enhanced distribution/delivery program based on data analysis increasing the customer satisfaction by 40% 
2004 - 2005

Consultant/area Manager

HONOR LAUREL International

Key contributions:

  • Complete implementation of a business work plan involving three countries and a cross-functional team. The plan included CRM, Project Schedules, Training Programs and SOP

  •  Full development and implementation of regional standards for Consulting and Audit activities, based on ISO 9000 guidelines
2000 - 2004

Area Manager - Andean Region

General Motors.

Responsible for all aspects of GBS/Global Business Services for GM operations in the Andean Region. The overall operation included over 4500+ employees and five large manufacturing facilities.

Key results & contributions:

  • Successful implementation of a regional metrics standard for people services vendors across the region. The results included an increase of 30% of operational performance and savings over 15%.
  • Lead a construction project for new offices and warehouses with a total area of 70K sf. The project included from planning design, to bidding and construction phases, as well as final delivery and the implementation of a maintenance program.



Project Management


HR Management

Sabana University

B.Sc Industrial Engineering

Andes University

Operations Management