Manuel Sacerdote, Argentinean
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Born in 1943, Manuel Sacerdote holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Buenos Aires (1966) and an MBA from Harvard Business School (1968). After working for Chrysler for two years, he joined BankBoston in 1971 to become president of The Boston Investment Group. He was named general manager and vice president of BankBoston in 1975. In 1978, he was elected BankBoston’s Regional President for Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, and he remained in that position until 2005. He was president of the Argentine Bank Association and of Consejo Empresario Argentino, and vice president of the Argentine Business Association (AEA). Currently, he is a member of the board of S.C. Johnson Argentina, Loma Negra S.A., Alpargatas S.A., the Foundation for Latin American Economic Research, and Fundación Contenidos. He is also a member of The Salvation Army’s Argentine Advisory Board and of Harvard Business School’s Latin-American Advisory Board and he is a trustee of CEMA University.