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IFC names new LatAm director

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Martin Spicer is promoted from head of blended finance to lead the World Bank's private sector division

JPMorgan picks new CEO for international private banking

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US bank promotes Martin Marron and expects to name a new head of private banking for Latin America in the coming days

Iansa hires new CFO

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Pablo Hirmas replaces Melvin Wenger, who moves to the Chilean food company's controlling shareholder

AXA XL names reinsurance head for LatAm

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US division of the French insurance firm appoints Michael Yeats to lead the regional business from Bogotá

Axtel to pay off 2024 notes

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Mexican telco says it will use cash reserves to redeem $60 mln worth of outstanding bonds ahead of schedule

EXCLUSIVE: Argentina to hold capital controls, seeks more foreign reserves  

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Economy Minister Martín Guzmán says 2020 GDP likely contracted closer to 10%, but sees 5.5% growth in 2021. Listen to the podcast interview on LF Connect

Cerda appointed finance minister in Chile

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Replacement for Ignacio Briones who has resigned to run for president

Eletrobras CEO resigns to join BR Distribuidora

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Wilson Ferreira Junior resigned from head of Brazilian state-owned power company and will join the liquid fuels distributions company later in the year

YPF to get a new chairman

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Guillermo Nielsen is expected to be replaced by seasoned politician Pablo González in the midst of a $6.2 bln restructuring

EDP names new CEO in Brazil

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João Manuel da Cruz takes the helm at the Brazilian subsidiary of the Portuguese utility company

Santander Río promotes Bandin

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Company veteran will run corporate and investment banking at the Argentine bank

Enjoei names new CFO

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Marcos Antonio Pinheiro Filho takes over finances at the Brazilian online reseller

2020 Finance Minister of the Year - Vote!  

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Please vote for who you think should win by February 15, 2021

A note from the Managing Editor  

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An extraordinary year we should get past but never forget.

Odebrecht changes names to Novonor

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Brazilian conglomerate, once a target in the Lava Jato investigation, says the new name marks a transformation over the past five years