Board of directors
Marcelo Carrique

Marcelo Carrique *
Position Chairman
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Marcelo is the chairman of Bioceres and also serves as the vice-chairman of INDEAR and Inmet. Since 2010, Marcelo has served as chairman of Espartina S.A., a leading company in agricultural developments, which in turn is a shareholder in Bioceres. He has also served as vice chairman of Sorbona Combustibles S.A. since 1997, Fullagro SRL since 2004 and Berria Energia S.A. since 2014. Marcelo was previously president of AACREA, a leading Argentine non-profit organization for farming businesses. Marcelo has two graduate degrees, in economics and business, from Austral University in Buenos Aires and the IAE, respectively, and has a degree in agronomy from the University of Buenos Aires.
* Independent member according to CNV’s rules and BCBA’s and NYSE’s standards.
ChairmanGovernance Committee
MemberCompensation Committee

Aimar Dimo

Aimar Dimo
Position Vice-Chairman
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Aimar is the vice-chairman of Bioceres and chairman of INDEAR and Inmet. He has served as chairman of Kiñewen S.A., an exporter and agrifood production company since its formation in 2003. He has also served as chairman of the following companies: Santa Angelina S.A., Produsem, S.A. and Agrodim S.A. He is the vice chairman of Agro Matara S.A. and Kalpachay S.A. He is also a full partner of Dimku SRL., a crop services company. He is also a member of the executive committee of AAPRESID. Aimar has an agronomy degree from the National University of Rosario.

Cintia Castagnino

Cintia Castagnino *
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Cintia is a director of Bioceres. She has also served as president of San Ignacio de Alto S.A. since 2012 and Valeria S.A. since 2010, corporations that focus on real estate investment. She has previously served as director of various agricultural companies. Cintia has a graduate degree in Agribusiness from Austral University in Buenos Aires and an undergraduate degree in accounting and business management from the National University of Rosario.
* Independent member according to CNV’s rules and BCBA’s and NYSE’s standards.
ChairmanAudit Committee
ChairmanCompensation Committee
Vice-ChairmanGovernance Committee

Federico Trucco

Federico Trucco
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Federico is director and the chief executive officer of Bioceres. Federico was general manager of INDEAR from 2009 to 2011, was director of product development of INDEAR from 2008 to 2009, and originally joined INDEAR as the team leader of the Amaranth project, a position he held from 2005 to 2009. Federico has a Ph.D. in crop sciences and a CBA from the University of Illinois, a master’s degree in plant pathology and weed science from Colorado State University and a degree in biochemistry from Louisiana State University.

Manuel Alberto Sobrado *
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Manuel is a director of Bioceres. He is currently the executive director of Grupo Insud, a group of Argentine companies that seeks to promote economic development in Argentina in the areas of life sciences, information and culture, agroforestry and nature and design. Manuel has held this position since 2006. Manuel has taught at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires, the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Catholic University of Argentina, and the Foundation of High Studies Dr. Perez Companc. Manuel completed advanced professional training programs at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Austral University in Argentina and has a degree in business administration from the University of Buenos Aires.
* Independent member according to CNV’s rules and BCBA’s and NYSE’s standards.
Vice-ChairmanAudit Committee
Vice-ChairmanCompensation Committee

Orlando Mario Aguilar

Orlando Mario Aguilar *
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Orlando is a director of Bioceres. He is currently a principal researcher at CONICET, and director of the Institute of Molecular Biology, CONICET-UNLP, positions that he has held since 1996 and 2007, respectively. Orlando is also a member of the strategic planning commission for CONICET and was an advisory member of the Argentine-Brazilian Center for Biotechnology. Orlando was a post-doctoral researcher at the Boyce Thompson Institute of Cornell University, at the University of Bielefeld in Germany, and at Sussex University in the United Kingdom. Orlando has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the School of Exact Sciences at the National University of La Plata and a degree in biochemistry from the same University.
* Independent member according to CNV’s rules and BCBA’s and NYSE’s standards.
MemberGovernance Committee

Ignacio Lartirigoyen

Ignacio Lartirigoyen*
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Ignacio is a director of Bioceres. Since 1997, he has served as the chairman of Lartirigoyen & Cia, a leading agribusiness company. Since 2010 he has also served as chairman at Palma Horqueta S.A., Pampa Bio S.A., Agropecuaria Catrilo S.A., Rotamar Agrícola Ganadera S.A., Abiayala S.A., and vice-chairman at Lartirigoyen y Oromi S.A. Ignacio is a former chairman of the Argentine Association for Sunflowers and director of several agricultural companies. Ignacio has a degree in agronomy from the University of Buenos Aires.
* Independent member according to CNV’s rules and BCBA’s and NYSE’s standards.
MemberAudit Committee

Carlos Popik

Carlos Popik
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Carlos is a director of Bioceres. Since 2010, he has been a member of the Board of Investment of Aqua Capital Partners, and since 1998 has been the owner and chairman of Popiquen S.A., a family agricultural company in Buenos Aires. Carlos was president of Monsanto in Argentina from 1991 to 2003, vice-chairman of Monsanto for Latin America from 1998 to 2003 and a member of the advisory council of Monsanto in the U.S. Carlos is also a former member of the advisory board for agribusiness at the University of San Andrés. Carlos has a MBA from Columbia University, a graduate degree in agricultural extension and a degree in agronomy from the National University of La Plata.

Sacerdote

Santiago Sacerdote
Position Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Santiago is a director of Bioceres. He is currently the CEO of Y-Tec (YPF Tecnología S.A.) and he is also a member of the Board of Directors. On the other hand, he was the Vice-Chairman of Technology Affairs of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) since February 2012 to May 2015. Previously, he had worked for six years promoting the innovation culture in the field of production, in the Argentinian Industrial Union. Santiago is an industrial engineer from the Buenos Aires Technology Institute and he has a master´s degree in training for political action and citizen participation from the University of Francisco de Vitoria/ Rey Juan Carlos University of Spain.

Matías Kugler

Matías Kugler
Position Alternate Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Matías is a director of Bioceres. Matías was vice president at Tinto Holding S.A. from 2003 to 2014, a company dedicated to agricultural production, and he was a managing partner at Emporio Agro, an agricultural service provider and grain trading company, from 2011 until 2014. Matías was the executive director of Bioceres Semillas since its creation in 2008 until 2010 and then chairman of Bioceres Semillas board of directors until 2014. Since last year he has been managing his own agribusiness consulting and production company. Matías has a degree in agronomy from the University of Buenos Aires.

Victor Trucco

Victor Trucco
Position Alternate Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Víctor was the vice-chairman of Bioceres until April 2017 and between 2007 to 2012 was the chairman of Bioceres. He is currently an honorary president of AAPRESID, a non-profit organization focused on environmental preservation and technology dissemination, for which he was the founding president. Víctor was also a member of the honorary committee of the Human Life Foundation in Rome, a member of the Advisory Council for the School of Economics and Business of the University of Belgrano, a member of the Academic Committee of the Master in Management for Science Technology and Innovation of the University of General Sarmiento, and a council member of the Exportar Foundation in the Argentine Foreign Ministry. Víctor has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the National University of Rosario and also has a degree in biochemistry from the same institution.

Jorge Romagnoli

Jorge Romagnoli
Position Alternate Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Jorge is an alternate director of Bioceres. Since 2010, Jorge has served as the chairman of Euksa S.A., a commercial property development company, Cordoba Sur S.A., a rural property development company and Julia del Sur S.A., agrifood production companies. He is also a member of the BIOSPAS Project, which gathers public and private institutions for the study of the dynamics of biological processes in no-till systems. Jorge is a founding member of AAPRESID, where he was president from 2004 to 2008. Jorge has a degree in agronomy from the National University of Northeast.

Guillermo Cabrini

Guillermo Cabrini
Position Alternate Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Guillermo is an alternate director of Bioceres. He has served as the manager of La Madrugada since 2005, a family agricultural company. Guillermo has a degree in agricultural engineering from the National University of Rosario.

 

 

Hugo Ghío

Hugo Osvaldo Ghío
Position Alternate Director
Current Position Held Since April 2017
Year of Expiration of Current Term 2019
Hugo is an alternate director of Bioceres. Since 2010, he has served as chairman at Campo Fertil S.A., Paynaken S.A., Aimará S.A., and vice-chairman at Coleufú. He is also the manager of Don Osvaldo, a family agricultural company in Córdoba, a position he has held since 1991. Hugo has a degree in agronomy from the National University of Rosario.