Roberto Avena

Summary

Expertise

In the past, have been Technical Manager of an Engineering Design Company in charge of the design for several Food and Beverage Industries such as Kraft General Foods, Bimbo, Johnson, Coca Cola, Pharmaceutical Industries such as Syntex, Jansen, Mission Hills, Pfizer, Schering Plough, all validated by the FDA, and many other Manufacturing and Process industries among them is PEMEX (Petrochemical), General Motors Mexico, Expansion at the Silao Ensemble Plant, Toluca Plant and Ramos Arizpe Automobile Complex Plant, Alcatel Manufacturing Plant at Nogales, Son. Have been Construction Manager of important Construction Companies, building hospitals, house developments, municipal and city jails, schools, bottling Milk facility, Hotels (five stars and Grand tourism), Yatch club, High Tech Industrial facilities complexes, Industrial Parks, Governmental and Private projects, was the Project & Construction Manager of the New Solid Forms Facility to be validated by the F.D.A. of Promeco- Boehringer Ingelheim in Mexico City. Have been Project & Construction Manager for several Grand tourism Hotels such as Playacar (Continental) at Cozumel & the Conrad Los Cabos (today Regina Los Cabos ). As structural engineer have design many important structural projects, such as communication antennas and The Arcos del Tercer Milenio of SEBASTIAN , Guadalajara, Jal. Have been the Project Manager of the Ritz Carlton Los Cabos and the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic México for the presentation and consolidation of Capital and depth. Lately in the Housing development industry have been a Corporative Construction & Engineering Director of important developers companies in Mexico constructing & designing many great housing developments in several states around the country.

Professional Background

BS, Civil Engineering- U.N.A.M. Completed courses toward an MS in Structural Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Completed graduate work towards Ph.D. in Structural Engineering at the Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania. Member: College of Civil Engineers of Mexico (CICM), Appraisal Engineers Association of Mexico (SICIV), Site Responsible Director Association (ANDROG), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Courses: Financial Mathematics for Engineers, Industrial Appraisals, Housing Promoters course, entrepreneur theory, Site Construction Responsible Director and much other construction related. Has been professor at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico of mathematics and statistics. Taught courses at CICM: Approximate Structural Design Analysis Methods, Project Management.

Work History

Work History

Corporative Engineering Sub Director

Consorcio ARA, SAB de CV

Education

Education
Aug 1980 - May 1983

Civil Engineer

The Pennsylvania State University

30 years of experience, 4 as a graduate student in the USA, 5 years as structural engineer, 5 as project & construction manager, 8 years as Construction Manager in Construction Companies, 5 years as Construction Director and 4 years as independent consultant

Technical skills: Has enough and a broad experience as manager and in directive positions of the construction, engineering & housing developers companies and as an independent engineering consultant. Has a strong service attitude which he transmits to his engineering teams, directed towards results, used to work under pressure, proactive, tenacious, knows how to work in a team, with teams and leading teams, can adapt quickly to new labor environments. Knows how to take decisions, has administrative skills (Planning, organizing & controlling) with a great leadership capacity and managing personnel teams. Knows how to manage time, cost & quality for projects & constructions. He makes that the quality happens in the site constructions work, improving considerably the established time and improving the cost of the construction works. Besides all, he counts with a great teaching experience.

He is a very responsible human beam, quite and serious person but enthusiastic in achieving his goals. Very punctual for business appointments, very carefully & lovely with his family. Always thinking on the well being of his family & his self as well as others & very sportive mind thinking. Has a good cultural talk and likes cultural activities. Always willing to listen to deferent opinions and willing to help others with there own problems.Appreciates the well dressing for all occasions. He is a well looking executive, thin weight (76 Kg), height (1.73 m), Latin look, healthy, strong, good sport condition.