02. Roberto Kriete
Roberto Jose Kriete serves as Director of Avianca Holdings S.A. Mr. Kriete served as Chairman of the Company’s board of directors from February 2010 to August 2013, was a director of Taca from 1982 to February 2010, and CEO of Taca from 2001 to February 2010.
Pursuant to the Joint Action Agreement, Kingsland has the right to appoint Mr. Kriete as member of the board of directors as long as it holds at least 1% of the Company’s outstanding common shares.
Mr. Kriete holds a master’s degree in business administration from Boston College and a degree in economics from the University of Santa Clara. He currently serves as Kingsland’s Chairman, President of the Kriete Investment Company Group, President of the Gloria de Kriete Foundation, as well as a member of the boards of Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. and Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN).
He has extensive experience in the airline industry as founder and member of the board of directors of Volaris in Mexico, and President of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA).