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Doctor in Veterinary Medicine
CEO, Finca Flichman (Winery) (1984-1986); Director of Finance, Banco Mercantil Argentino (commercial and retail bank) (1986-1993); from 1994-2009: CEO, Holding Caja de Ahorro y Seguro (largest insurance group in Argentina); Chairman, Caja de Seguros (largest property and casualty insurance company in Argentina); Chairman, Caja de Seguros de Vida (largest life insurance company in Argentina); Chairman, La Caja ART (workers compensation insurance company); Chairman, Instituto del Seguro de Misiones (insurance); Chairman, Caja de Seguros de Retiro (annuities company); Chairman, Banco Caja de Ahorro (commercial and retail bank); CEO of Los W S.A. (investment company); Board Member of Gregorio, Numo y Noel Werthein S.A. (agribusiness); Vice-Chairman of Telecom Argentina; Chairman, WAI de Argentina SL (investment company); Board member of Telecom Personal (leading cellular phone company); Chairman of BSI – Werthein (investment house, Lugano, Switzerland)
Has participated for around 18 years in equestrian show jumping and has won prizes in several international competitions
President of the Argentinean Equestrian Federation; President of the Organising Committee of the CSIO-W Haras El Capricho, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Chairman, Haras El Capricho, Buenos Aires, Argentina; President of the Organising Committee for the American Jumping Championship, Buenos Aires, Argentina (1997); Chef d’Equipe at the Olympic Games, Sydney 2000; Chef de Mission at the Equestrian World Games, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain (2002); Chef d’Equipe at the Pan-American Games, Santo Domingo (2003); Chef d’Equipe at the Olympic Games, Athens 2004; Organiser, ODESUR Games (equestrian), Buenos Aires, Argentina (2006); Chef de Mission WEG Aachen, Germany (2006); Chef de Mission at the Olympic Games, Beijing 2008; Member of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Steering Committee (2009); President of the Organising Committee for the General Assembly of the FEI, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2008); Board Member (2004-2009) then President (2009-2013, 2013-) of the Argentine National Olympic Committee (NOC); FEI Strategic Adviser (2011-); President (2009-2013) then Vice-President (2013-) of the Argentine National High Performance Sports Agency (ENARD); Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) Board Member (2014-)
Member of the following Commissions: Radio and Television (2012-2014), TV Rights and New Media (2014-2015), Marketing (2014-), Press (2014-2015); Chair of the Radio and Television Commission (2014-2015); Member of the Board of directors of Olympic Channel Services S.A., Switzerland (2015-); Delegate Member for Broadcast rights - America (2015-); Member of the board of directors of the Olympic Broadcasting Services S.A., Switzerland (2015-)