Business / Published April 30, 2021

Empresas Copec renews its board of directors

Three new board members were elected at the virtual Shareholders’ Meeting, held on April 28, 2021, and in front of more than 200 people who attended via Zoom and YouTube.

Marcela Achurra, Maurizio Angelini and Karin Jürgensen joined the board of directors, the first one as an independent director.

In the picture: from left to right: Marcela Achurra, Maurizio Angelini, Karin Jürgensen.

Marcela Achurra has a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She is currently a Partner at Parraguez y Marín, Arbitrator of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce and Counselor of the Santiago Bar Association. She has served as Independent Director at Agencias Universales, Compañía Pisquera Bauzá and Aguas CCU-Nestlé.

Maurizio Angelini is an Architect from the University of Chile. Since 2002 he is Founding Partner of the architectural firm 57STUDIO, whose work has been published, exhibited and awarded globally. He was Workshop Professor at the Universidad de Chile, Universidad Diego Portales and Universidad Andrés Bello. He serves as Director on the Boards of AntarChile, Inversiones Angelini and Elemental.

Karin Jürgensen is a Commercial Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Management Sciences from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She is Chairman of the Board of AFC Chile, Director on the Board of ENAMI and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Universidad de los Andes.

The new members will replace Gabriel Bitrán, Andrés Bianchi and Arnaldo Gorziglia, who have decided not to stand for reelection.

Empresas Copec Chairman, Roberto Angelini, thanked the outgoing directors for their work. “They are three people of great human and professional quality, who have given a great deal to the Company, whether during Board meetings, in the Committees, various meetings and advice they have given during all these years, and on the most diverse issues. I send them a heartfelt acknowledgement for the contribution they have made, their great disposition and commitment to Empresas Copec and its objectives”.

It should be noted that adding two women to this board of directors is a very important milestone for the Company and marks a major step forward in terms of diversity and inclusion.