Jorge Born, Argentinean
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Jorge Born was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1934. After graduating at Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, he attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In his business career, he was chairman of global agribusiness giant Bunge-Born, CEO at Holding Bunge Ltd., president of Caldenes S.A., and president of Bomagra S.A. He has also served as a member of the Universidad de San Andrés’ Development Committee, Argentina’s Business Science Academy, Wharton School’s Executive Education Council, and J.P. Morgan’s International Council. In addition, he has chaired the Born-Bunge Foundation in Antwerp, Belgium, and the Bunge and Born Foundation in Argentina. He has received an honorary doctorate from Antwerp University in Belgium as well as Argentina’s prestigious Konex Prize.