AUTHORITIES

Hugo Mario Passalacqua

Hugo Mario Passalacqua

Governor of the Province

(Oberá, November 20, 1957.) He is a politician and professor born in Misiones. He has served as Minister of Education and Culture, as a representative in the Province’s House of Representatives and Vice Governor. He is the Governor of the Province of Misiones since December 10, 2015. He has fostered development in the Province and decided to create the Ministry of Industry with the solid purpose of driving industrial revolution in Misiones.

Carlos Eduardo Rovira

Carlos Eduardo Rovira

Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Province

(Posadas, February 18, 1956.) He is an engineer and renowned politician of Misiones. He served as mayor of the city of Posadas from 1995 to 1999 and as Governor of Misiones from 1999 to 2007. He currently serves as Speaker of the Province’s House of Representatives and leads the Frente Renovador de la Concordia party. He has played a major role in the industrialization of the Province and in the creation of this Ministry. His involvement in the enactment of laws to create the Posadas Industrial Park and land expropriation set the basis for the new industrial age in the Province.

Luis Lichowski

Luis Lichowski

Minister of Industry

(Obera, July 23, 1959.) He is an engineer, educator, and university manager specialized in Economic Development at Universidad Carlos III in Spain. He has wide experience as public servant in the production and development fields both in the province and in Argentina. He has served as Secretary of Development Promotion in the Municipality of Posadas and as Vice President of the Posadas Industrial Park. He held office as Executive Secretary of the Posadas Strategic Plan, Chairman of the Microcredit Consortium “Promoting Posadas” [“Promoviendo Posadas”] and as Executive Secretary of the Posadas Program for Social and Productive Promotion. He is one of the co-founders of the Agency for the Economic Development of Misiones (ADEMI) and the Steering Committee of the Argentine Federation of Industrial Parks. As co-founder, he took part in the creation of the Agency for the Development of the Central Region of Misiones (ARCENTRL), together with Universidad Nacional de Misiones, the Government of the Province, and the Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He is also the legal representative of Aglomerado Productivo Metalúrgico (APROMETAL) from Misiones. He has been part of the Tea Cluster and of strategic studies on the wood sector. In the university field, he is the founder of Universidad Gastón Dachary, where he served as President for over 10 years. He has also held office as Permanent Secretary of the Interuniversity Cooperation Network for Regional Development and Integration (CIDIR) and as representative of the Board of Presidents of Private Universities at the University Advisory Council of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among others.

Lic. Jorge Fernando Romero

Lic. Jorge Fernando Romero

Deputy Secretary of Industry

Holder of an undergraduate degree in Business Administration – Universidad Nacional de Misiones. College Professor of Economic and Business Science, Universidad Gastón Dachary. Specialist in Top Management and Business Administration - IN COMPANY - TECO / SAN ANDRES. Specialist in Financial Management - IN COMPANY - TECO / SAN ANDRES. Former Director of Industry of the Province at the Ministry of Agriculture and Production. Former Regional Manager, Telecom Stet France Telecom. Argentina

Lic. Claudio Ariel Aguilar

Lic. Claudio Ariel Aguilar

Deputy Secretary of Investment Development and Industrial Promotion

Holder of an undergraduate degree in International Trade from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE). University Diploma in Local Development, Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Instituto Universitario Gastón Dachary. Master in Local Development, Universidad Nacional de San Martin.

Ing. Roberto Tarnowski

Ing. Roberto Tarnowski

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF TRAINING AND PRODUCTION EDUCATION

Industrial Engineer graduated from Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN), Buenos Aires Regional School (FRBA). Specialist in Cooperative Business Management from Universidad Nacional de Misiones, School of Economic Science. Consultant trained by the Brazilian Service of Support to Small Companies (SEBRAE) under the SEBRAE Program on Business Management and the SEBRAE Program on Quality Management. Director of projects financed by the Ministry of Industry, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Argentina.

Enrique Ramón Clos

Enrique Ramón Clos

SUBSECRETARIO DE CAPACITACIÓN Y EDUCACIÓN PRODUCTIVA

With a solid educational background, he is a Primary Education teacher and has served as principal in many Schools, as well as delegate of appointments and payments at the General Education Council. He has also served as school secretary in Leandro N. Alem and as Member of that city’s Council. From 2003 to 2015, he held office as Secretary of Government at the Municipality of Leandro N. Alem.

Fernando Arias

Fernando Arias

COORDINADOR DE GABINETE

Ingeniero en Sistemas de Información de la Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN) Facultad Regional Córdoba (FRC). Delegado del Rector Sede UGD, Eldorado- Mnes. Secretario Académico de la UGD.