José Ortiz Masllorens
Vice President of the Board
Founding member of Cono Sur Investments, he has more than 25 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance, and business management. Mr. Ortiz is co-founder of Cono Sur Capital and previously co-founded CoInvest Argentina. As a Director of both companies, he participated in numerous relevant private equity transactions in Argentina and Uruguay between 2000 and present.
Between 1992 and 1999, Mr. Ortiz was Managing Director of The Exxel Group, where he was responsible for initial evaluations, due diligence, negotiation, and closing of private equity transactions, as well as their financing and monitoring.
Early in his career, Mr. Ortiz held several senior positions at Techint Group. He has an industrial engineering degree from Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Ross Business School, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA).