Alejandro Romero Paniagua (Executive Board Director): Member of the Board of Directors (appointed 04/06/2021). CEO Americas. He has a degree in information sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid. Joined LLYC in Madrid in 1996. Since 1997 he has been in the Americas, leading the expansion of the firm, initiating operations in Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Panama and Ecuador. An expert in financial communication, crisis communication, marketing and corporate communication, he has worked on some of the most significant crisis communication projects in the region, including those of Pacific Industrial Bank and Bavaria, and the shareholder dispute over the Backus & Johnston brewery. He has also advised economic groups such as the Santo Domingo Group in Colombia, the Romero Group in Peru, the Luksic Group in Chile, Empresas Polar in Venezuela and Grupo Financiero Uno in Central America. He has led three of the 10 most important corporate transactions in Latam, exceeding 15 billion dollars, making him one of the leading M&A specialists in the region.