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Gil Barragan

Honorary President

Obtained his Doctorate Law degree from Guayaquil State University. As an attorney in Ecuadorean Courts, Gil has successfully represented the most important local and foreign corporations and institutions. As a politician, Dr. Barragan has been elected for and held a vast array of public seats including congressman, vice-president of congress, president of the constitutional court to name a few. He has also been designated by several presidents for many executive positions. He is the president of BioCentinela board of directors.

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Javier Barragan

CEO/General Manager

Obtained his Law degree from Guayaquil Catholic University. In 1989, Javier founded the company pioneering the production of shrimp larvae. In 2002, with a strong sense of corporate responsibility, Javier spearheaded the change from conventional to organic shrimp production. Since then, he has lead several social and environmental programs aiming to improve the well being of BioCentinela's labor force and to protect nature.

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Emilio Herrero

Sales/Certifications Manager

Obtained his Business degree from Guayaquil Catholic University. Since 2007, Emilio has contributed in the integral development of several profit and non profit organizations. In 2012, Emilio joined BioCentinela and currently leads the Marketing, Certifications, and Sales Department of the company.

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Katherine Villamar

Financial Manager

Obtained her Accounting degree from Guayaquil State University. Katherine has acquired an array of skills and experience by constantly keeping herself up to date on the latest accounting standards and practices. In 2014, she joined BioCentinela and currently leads the Accounting & Finance Department of the company.

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Roberto Cajamarca

Administration Manager/President

Obtained his Law degree from Guayaquil State University. Since 1992, Roberto has represented BioCentinela in several of its legal procedures. He has helped BioCentinela to comply with all the social and environmental laws in the country.