Board of Directors
Mr. Abruña has been a member of the Boards of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Grupo Crédito S.A. since June 5 and October 29, 2020, respectively. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Banco de Crédito del Perú since March 31, 2021.
Mr. Abruña is a Spanish-Peruvian attorney-at-law and one of Peru's leading legal scholars. With decades of extensive experience as a legal scholar and administrator of academic institutions, he has been instrumental in helping to shape the system of justice in Peru. Mr. Abruña has served as Rector of the Universidad de Piura (Peru) since 2018. He previously served as Rector of the university from 2003 to 2012 where he has had a long and successful career. He participated in the creation of the Faculty of Law, of which he is a professor, and has been dean. He has held other academic and administrative positions and participated in various projects of the university.
Mr. Abruña was part of the Special Commission appointed by the Peruvian government to designate the seven members of the National Justice Council. He was the representative in Peru of the lstituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria (ICU). He is currently director of Universia Peru.
Mr. Abruña has a law degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) and a doctorate in Law from the Universidad de Navarra (Spain).
Mrs. Aliño is an accomplished Spanish corporate and investment banking professional with over 25 years of experience in developed and developing markets with roles spanning corporate finance, private equity/venture capital, impact investing, fintech transactions and digital strategy.
Since 2016, she has held positions with the World Bank Group's lnternational Finance Corporation (IFC) as Head of Partnerships and lnnovations, Digital Finance Services and currently as Open Banking & Digital Transformation Specialist, providing guidance on the digital transformation strategies to financial institutions in the emerging markets.
Prior to her work with the IFC, she spent three years as an advisor to the General Manager of IDB lnvest (the lnter-American Development Bank’s investment arm). Mrs. Aliño also spent over 15 years with BBVA in corporate and investment banking where she concluded her tenure as Chief lnvestment Officer for the Industrial Holding Group. Mrs. Aliño serves as a board member and chair of the Sustainability Committee at Soltec Power Holding, a global developer of integral solutions for sustainable solar energy listed on the Spanish stock market since 2019. She has held additional advisory board roles for tech companies and private equity and venture capital firms in Latin America and Europe. Since 2019, Mrs. Aliño has been a faculty member of teaching programs in the United States and Spain for digital transformation of microfinance institutions, financial inclusion and financial service disruption for programs in the United States and Spain.
Mrs. Aliño also served as member of Strategic Committee at BHD Bank, Dominican Republic, and Senior Strategic and Growth advisor at Veridas. She holds a Master of Sciences in Law and a Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Spain.
Mrs. Aranzábal has been a member of the Boards of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Banco de Crédito del Perú since June 5 and June 24, 2020, respectively. She has also been a Director of Grupo Crédito S.A. since October 29, 2020.
Mrs. Aranzábal is a highly accomplished Spanish executive with decades of experience in advising leading global public and private companies as well as in senior executive roles with responsibilities for strategy, business development and international expansion. Throughout her international career, she has worked across a variety of sectors, spanning retail banking, retail, fashion, consumer goods and real estate. She brings relevant experience from serving on the boards of public and private companies as well as non-profit organizations.
She began her career at McKinsey & Co. in Spain and Argentina, where she consulted with clients in various industries, including retail banking. She then joined Grupo Cortefiel, a familyowned retailer, where she successfully led business development, strategy and international growth. She also collaborated with Advent lnternational, a private equity firm, as retail expert, and was later in charge of the turnaround of KA lnternational (a retail business, with € 40 million in annual sales).
Mrs. Aranzábal currently leads Alir Consulting and Trade, her own consulting company, which specializes in retail and real estate. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Hijos de Rivera Corporation and Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Novia Salcedo Foundation.
Mrs. Aranzábal has a degree in Business Administration from ICADE (Spain), and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (United States).
Mr. Gouvea has been a member of the Boards of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Banco de Crédito del Perú since June 5 and June 24, 2020, respectively. He is also a Director of Grupo Credito S.A. since October 29, 2020. Since February 2023, he also sits on the board of Monokera, an insurtech company recently acquired in Colombia by Credicorp's Corporate Venture Capital Krealo.
Mr. Gouvea has 30 years of international experience at McKinsey & Co. He specializes in providing advice to financial services clients. Mr. Gouvea is an expert in retail banking and insurance (including its technological transition and digital transformation). He has provided financial services in Latin America and built the Organizations Practice and the Recovery and Transformation Unit of McKinsey & Co.. He was previously a director of McKinsey & Co.. Mr. Gouvea served as a member of the board of directors of leading publicly listed Brazilian retailers, Lojas Renner between 2019 and January 2023. He also spent over 8 years on the board of nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity lnternational.
Mr. Gouvea has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and has an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management (United States).
Ms. Lizárraga has been a member of the Boards of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Banco de Crédito del Perú since March 31 and March 22, 2017, respectively. She has also been a Member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Crédito S.A. since October 29, 2020. Since June 2020, she serves as the Chairwoman of Credicorp's Audit Committee.
Ms. Lizárraga is an experienced Wall Street executive with over 25 years working in international mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, private equity and valuation experience with Allen & Company, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, and Citigroup. She is the founder and CEO of Hypatia Capital Group, since 2007, and founder and major shareholder of family group Del Ande Alimentos.
Ms. Lizárraga's board experience includes serving as both President of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of non-profit organizations, as well as serving on the board of private companies. She has served as President of the Privatization Committee of Toll Roads of Peru. She is also a member of the John Hancock Fund Complex Board of Directors.
Ms. Lizárraga received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University (United States) and her MBA from Harvard Business School (United States).
Mr. Morales has been Vice Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Banco de Crédito del Perú since March 28, 2008 and March 31, 2009, respectively. He is also a director of Grupo Crédito S.A., Pacífico Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros, Solución Empresa Administradora Hipotecaria S.A. and Atlantic Security Holding Corporation.
He joined Banco de Crédito del Perú in 1980 and held different management positions, such as Executive Vice President of Wholesale Banking and Credit Risk Management, as well as CEO from 1990 to 2008. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager of Atlantic Security Bank (now ASB Bank Corp., a subsidiary of Credicorp). Mr. Morales led Credicorp's initial public offering of shares on the New York Stock Exchange in October 1995.
He also has experience in a range of organizations, including ASBANC and Association of AFP, and CONFIEP, of which he served as Vice-Chairman. Prior to joining Credicorp, Mr. Morales worked for 10 years at Wells Fargo in its offices in San Francisco and Miami (United States), São Paulo (Brazil), Caracas (Venezuela), and Buenos Aires (Argentina). The last position he held at Wells Fargo was Regional Vice President.
He also serves as a member of the boards of directors of Peruvian listed companies Fosfatos del Pacifico S.A., and Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A., as well as of Salmueras Sudamericanas S.A., private company wich is part of Pacasmayo Group.
Mr. Morales has a bachelor's degree in Economics and Administration from the Universidad del Pacifico (Peru) and holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (United States).
Mr. Pierce has been a member of the Board of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Grupo Crédito S.A. since October 16 and October 29, 2020, respectively. He has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Banco de Crédito del Perú since March 31, 2021, and of Atlantic Security Holding Corporation since April 30, 2021.
Mr. Pierce has served in executive leadership positions, primarily of Peruvian companies, for almost 40 years. He served as CEO of Alicorp S.A.A., Peru's largest consumer goods company with operations throughout Latin America, from 1991 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Pierce served as a Vice Minister of Commerce in the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru from 1983 to 1984.
Mr. Pierce currently serves as a Director in a number of private businesses, including Compañia Latinoamericana de Radiodifusion S.A., Ceramica Lima S.A., Transber S.A.C, lnka Crops. S.A, Empresa Siderurgica del Perul S.A.A., HV Contratistas S.A., Redondos S.A., Inversiones Agrícolas Caña Brava, Maquinarias S.A., Corporacion Primax S.A., Canvia and Negocios Industriales Real Nirsa S.A. (Ecuador). He also participates in philanthropic organizations such as Vida Peru, Banco de Alimentos del Peru and Crea+.
Mr. Pierce holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Peru (Peru) and a post-graduate degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Chile).
Mr. Romero has served as the Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman of Credicorp Ltd. since June 9, 2020 and has been a Director since March 31, 2017.
Through his role on the boards of various subsidiaries, Mr. Romero has gained broad insight into the Group's businesses.
He is also Chairman of the Board of Banco de Crédito del Perú since April 5, 2021 and Director since March 31, 2009.
He is a member and Chairman of the Board of Grupo Crédito S.A. since October 29, 2020, as well as a Director of Pacífico Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros, Credicorp Perú S.A.C., Mibanco - Banco de la Microempresa S.A., Pacífico S.A. EPS and Atlantic Security Holding Corporation.
Mr. Romero has a vast experience as Head of Finance and General Manager in different companies in the consumer and services sector related to Grupo Romero. Currently, Mr. Romero is a director of the Peruvian listed companies Inversiones Centenario S.A.A., and Alicorp S.A.A., and is also a director of various private companies, which are part of Grupo Romero.
Mr. Romero holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Boston University (United States).
Mr. Rubio is a Peruvian executive who brings 40 years of experience with Credicorp banking businesses, both domestically and internationally.
Through his role on the boards of various subsidiaries, Mr. Rubio has gained broad insight into the Group's businesses. He began his career at Banco de Crédito del Perú in 1983 as a commercial executive, then went on to hold increasingly senior roles including Head of the lnternational Business Department, CEO of Banco Tequendama, in Bogotá, Colombia, and Head of the Corporate and Business. Banking Division. Until March 2018, he acted as Senior Vice President of Wholesale Banking at Banco de Crédito del Perú and reported directly to the CEO.
Mr. Rubio is currently a board member for various Credicorp subsidiaries, including Banco de Crédito del Perú, Prima AFP, Credicorp Capital Ltd., Credicorp Capital Holding Perú S.A., ASB Bank Corp., Banco de Crédito de Bolivia and Inversiones Credicorp Bolivia S.A. Mr. Rubio has a degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University in the United States.