Andrónico Luksic Craig, Chilean
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Andrónico Luksic Craig is currently the vice chairman of Banco de Chile, Chile’s second largest bank, and vice chairman of Quiñenco S.A., which controls the financial and industrial investments of Grupo Luksic. Founded by Andrónico Luksic Abaroa in the early 1950s, Grupo Luksic got its start in the mining industry (principally copper, the country’s most important natural resource) and later diversified into telecommunications, banking, food and beverages, hotels, and railways. A prominent figure in international circles, Mr. Luksic has been a major proponent of Chile’s integration into the global economy and has served on a number of committees and councils to further this objective. Mr. Luksic is a trustee at Babson College, a member of the Global Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, and a member of the Advisory Board of Tsinghua School of Economics and Management. He is also an avid mountaineer, summiting Mount Everest in 2004 and completing the “Seven Summits of the World” in 2005 by summiting the highest peak in each of the seven continents.