Regional Manager Latin America
Benito has responsibility for driving performance and maintaining partnerships within our Latin America Markets.
Benito brings 25 years of experience in the Latin America Telecommunication business supporting Cellular Manufactures, Distributors and MNOs. Prior Joining Bima, Benito has led the commercial organizations for Motorola, Brightstar and Celistics with increasing responsibilities in sales, strategy and business development.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic degree from Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia and an Masters in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, Plantation, Florida
REGIONAL PRODUCT MANAGER – LATIN AMERICA
Prior to joining BIMA, Angela worked in Tigo Honduras (Millicom) Commercial team, developing the mobile internet category through the penetration of smartphones and the accessibility of digital services in the Honduran emerging market. She joined BIMA as the Country Manager for Honduras and since 2017 she started a new role as the Regional Product Manager for the LATAM region.
Angela is responsible for implementing the product strategy to optimally roll out new products and product enhancements in the LATAM region. She also oversees the lifecycle management of our customers.
Business Development Manager Latin America
Eliseo is Business Development Manager at BIMA for Latin American Markets. Before joining BIMA, Eliseo has formerly launched innovative projects in Latam, US and Europe.
Eliseo has also previously worked for 2 ½ years as a strategic consultant at BCG, and is experienced in M&A and valuation due diligences from independent projects.
Trained in consumer research techniques, Eliseo uses them to help him understand client’s motivations and triggers before approaching a new market or endeavor.
Eliseo holds an MBA from MIT, a Master’s Degree on Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor in Law. Among other awards and scholarships, Eliseo is recipient of Startup Chile, Caja Madrid Foundation, ICADE’s Business Club, Madrid Government Excellence Scholarship and Carlos III Excellence Award.
Additionally Eliseo is actively involved with spreading the spirit of entrepreneurship as a way to fight poverty. He participates in various projects with Endeavor and other charity organizations.
Juan Esteban Venegas
Regional Business Analyst and Operations Manager LATIN AMERICA
Juan is responsible for improving business and operating metrics in the different Latin American markets by providing and implementing strategies through the analysis of data received from our local partners and BIMAs own information systems.
Prior to joining BIMA, Juan worked for one of Colombia’s biggest call centers for a period of five years where he was responsible for operations with over 600 agents. Juan has broad experience with data analysis and has previously worked in this area as an independent consultant and as part of Amadeus IT Group in Madrid, Spain.
Juan has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota Colombia and a Master’s degree in International Management from IE Business School in Madrid Spain.
Tomas has overall strategic and operational responsibility for our Paraguay business.
Prior to joining BIMA, Tomas worked in Millicom marketing team, implementing customer segmentation in several African and Latin American countries. He has a broad experience from consulting and economic modelling. Working at Nera Economic Consulting and The Boston Consulting Group, he advised clients from retail, telecommunications and energy sectors. He also gained expertise in the insurance industry, working in the market management department of Allianz for Central & Eastern Europe.
Tomas holds a BSc from Economics from Charles University in Prague and a MSc. in Money and Finance from Frankfurt University.
Limber has overall strategic and operational responsibilities for sales in Paraguay.
Limber has over thirteen years of experience in sales, distribution and management of corporate accounts, in areas related to quality of life, health and telecommunications. Before joining BIMA, he was responsible for developing new sales force to technology and communication products, developing procedures commensurate in Paraguay and El Salvador (Central America). Limber was also in charge of the department distribution in the second most important region for Tigo Paraguay. Previous roles include purely commercial functions.
Limber has Commercialization Engineering studies at the School of the North in Asuncion, as specializations in terms of sales management.
Business Development Manager
Osvaldo is responsible for the design and development of new products in Paraguay, as well as initiate new strategic alliances with local financial institutions.
Before joining BIMA, Osvaldo was developer of new corporate business in Mapfre Paraguay where he acquired experience in the insurance market and microinsurance. Also has experience in telecoms companies as Tigo (Millicom group) and Claro (America Movil group) where he acquired experience in corporate business development.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the National University of Asunción and course Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma de Asuncion.
Fernando is responsible for the efficient administration of financial resources, as well as the preparation of financial statements of the company. He has more than ten years in the profession, working in entities of different leading sectors in the local market, managing and coordinating financial and accounting departments, which has given him extensive experience to face different challenges of any kind. He graduated from the National University of Asunción, receiving the title of Public Accountant. He has also conducted several courses and seminars on financial and legal issues.
Dr. Javier Duque
Chief Medical Officier
Dr. Javier Duque is a Surgeon with a speciality in Cardiology. He studied medicine at the University of Carabobo, Venezuela, his degree in Cardiology was obtained at the Central University of Venezuela during his postgraduate residence at the Military Hospital of Caracas Dr. Carlos Arvelo with training in areas of non-invasive cardiology. He is a certified member of the Paraguayan Society of Cardiology and an associate member of the European Society of Cardiology. Currently he is a Cardiologist in a private practice. He has training in Medical Management and is currently the Medical Manager of the BIMA Paraguay Office since February 2017. Dr. Javier is accredited and legally authorized by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Paraguay.
David is responsible for the processes of Recruitment, Selection, Staff Development, Salaries of the Human Resources area of BIMA Paraguay. Before joining BIMA, he worked in the Human Resources department for a Multinational car components company (Sumidenso Paraguay), where he incorporated a great experience in Recruitment, Selection, Professional Development of the personnel. In addition, he was responsible for festive activities, internal communications, check legal documents for foreigners. David holds a degree in Industrial Design and a Master´s in Management of Human Capital and Organizational Development from the EDAN of Asunción
Sonia is responsible for creating, defining, planning and executing marketing actions in Paraguay. Before joining BIMA, she was managing marketing area of companies with national and international brands in the field of mass consumption of food, beverages and graphic industries where she acquired experience in marketing strategies and sales. She served as manager of business and product development, for foreign investments in Paraguay in the industrial and retail distribution sectors. With a focus on market research, she worked as external consultant for the implementation of investment projects.
Sonia holds a Master's and a degree in Marketing and Advertising from the American University, as well as University Didactics from the National University of Asunción.
Alexandra joined BIMA in 2017, she was born in Haiti and raised in New Jersey.
Alexandra has over 10 years of experience in the field of numerous finance/accounting departments working within great corporations like; Canon, Heinz North America, Verizon Wireless, World Water, Solar Technology Corp, and dloHaiti Inc.
She completed her college and university career respectively majoring in business administration and accounting from Mercer County and Rider University.
Customer Care Supervisor
Stanley Deronis, is currently Customer Care Supervisor at Milvik Haiti. He joined the staff of Milvik Haiti in June 2015 as a mobile sales agent, in June 2016 he joined the call center of Milvik Haiti as a telemarketer, three months later he is promoted to Call Center agent Team leader. He submitted many projects and action plans for the further development of Milvik Haiti. Despite turbulent times that Milvik Haiti has experienced, he has always been diligent and hardworking in his work, seeking every day new elements of solution to counter the threats and difficult situations that the company was facing. In December 2017, he was promoted to Sales Coordinator. Stanley previously worked as a salesman at FH International, Island Distribution and GB Group. He studied business management at Université d’Etat d’Haiti.
Jacques Skevens Paul
Jacques Skevens Paul studied Business Administration at Notre-Dame D'Haiti University and graduated in 2014.
In November 2014, he started at Bima as a Sales Agent. After three months, his supervisor noticed he had great leadership skills and promoted him to Team Leader. In this position, he spent two years during which the performance of his team was always among the best. In the absence of the HR manager and on top of his current duties, Jacques voluntarily demonstrated his management skills again which led him being promoted to HR Coordinator in November 2017.
Jean Paul Melin
Jean Paul has overall strategic and operational responsibility for our Honduras business.
Jean Paul brings in 18 years of experience as a Commercial & Go to Market Management, Territory Management, New Business Startup, Business Development in industries such as Telecommunications, Insurance & Real State for markets in Central America and South America. His principal achievements have been Mobile Money New Business start up, Implementing Distribution Management System, Channel Management matrixed with Territory Management, Merger & Acquisition Change Management.
Prior to joining BIMA, Jean Paul worked for companies such as Millicom, Bellsouth, Allianz, GVT.
Jean Paul holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering, BA in Marketing and MBA form Universidad Del Norte in Colombia.
New Business Manager
Fabiola as New Business Manager for Honduras is responsible for the design and development of new products and quality control monitoring. In addition, she is in charge of managing product development with local insurance providers.
Before joining BIMA, Fabiola was a senior underwriter manager for Accident and Health for AIG Central America. She was in charge of product development, financial profitability, risk selection and management and broker management relationships. She managed both Accident, Health and Life insurance for Guatemala and Honduras. She has extensive experience in product development and management and in developing micro insurance programs.
She holds a degree in industrial Engineering from the National University of Honduras and a Master Degree in Project Management from the European University Miguel de Cervantes.
Head of Human Resources
As Head of Human Resources, Iris is responsible to coordinate the processes of recruiting, selecting, hiring, training and developing staff at BIMA Honduras.
Her experience of 10 years in Human Resources areas in companies as Fruit of the Loom Honduras and Tigo has helped her to stablish an engagement culture in the collaborators and as part of this idea comes Escuela Cultura y Excelencia BIMA, ECEB, which objective is to create in our human resource an ethical and formative conduct to achieve results as a company.
Iris holds a degree in Business Administration and is a certified Trainer from the Latin American Center of Training, CELAC
Head of Commercial
Jackelin is the Commercial Head for BIMA Honduras, she is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling and efficiently coordinating work teams for the Call Center, designing strategies that allow the achievement of business objectives, directing the development of sales conditions, leading the compliance with the goals established by strategic planning.
Prior to joining BIMA, Jackelin was the one in charge of bringing new business at BAC Credomatic, having extensive experience in the areas of Corporate Business, banking products and commercializing insurances, portfolio maintenance, call center and collections.
She has a degree in Business Administration from the Technological University (CEUTEC), with extensive knowledge in the management of working groups and adaptation of new projects to the company.
Head of Markting
As Head of Markting, Jessica is responsible for the management and development of the BIMA brand and customer understanding in Honduras. Implementing marketing activities and managing communication and advertising strategies.
Before joining BIMA, Jessica was part of Grupo Terra's Corporate Communications team for 4 years. She was in charge of managing the brand at the local and regional level, developing and implementing communication strategies for the company's collaborators at a regional level, managing advertising campaigns for Honduras and managed special projects for Grupo Terra´s CEO. She has an extensive experience of 15 years in brand management, marketing and communication strategies.
Jessica has a degree in Marketing from the Catholic University of Honduras.
Head of Finance
Jorge is Head of Finance responsible for the planning and organization of everything related to the financial and accounting area, in order to obtain in a timely manner the financial statements and additional reports required by the company. He coordinates and verifies the execution of adequate accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with current fiscal regulations in the country, for a transparent financial, fiscal and legal exercise. He is also responsible for verifying compliance with the company's internal accounting policies. Additionally, he is in charge of the Purchasing Department and prepares and controls budget work related to costs and expenses.
Before joining BIMA, Jorge worked as an Assistant Accountant for 14 years in the company Associated Public Accountants, where he obtained experience in the management of accounting of various types of companies, in addition he gained a lot of experience in areas such as: accounting, finance, auditing, tax and tax laws, municipal laws, planning and preparation of financial budgets and cash flows.
Jorge has a degree in Public Accounting and Finance from the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH).
Alexis joined BIMA in 2016 as Country Manager, El Salvador.
Alexis has a wide background in investments as Vice-President at The Network Company, an investment firm from El Salvador and as Associate at the Corinthian Capital Group, a New York PE, participating in the investment of over 250M USD.
Previously Alexis has worked as a Strategic & Development Director at Omnisport, a leading retailer in El Salvador as well as Director at FEDAPE, a non-profit organization to promote education in El Salvador, and Founder Partner at Emprende Inversiones, a project focused on fostering entrepreneurship in Central America.
Alexis holds a business degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from MIT.
Roberto is the Sales Manager for our El Salvador business.
Roberto has over 7 years of experience in customer service, customer satisfaction and team development for the Call Centre industry: before joining BIMA, he was responsible of Quality Assurance for Avianca Airlines’ Call Center in El Salvador. Prior to that he worked at Telus International as part of the Quality Department for Zynga Games.
Roberto is coursing a Bachelor of Business Administration at ESI School of Management.
Mitar joined BIMA in 2016 as our Nicaragua Country Manager. Mitar is a microfinance and development finance expert with nine years at an international German-based banking and microfinance group.
Prior to joining BIMA Mitar was the Director of Digital Business Development for Telefonica in Ecuador.
Mitar has two Master's degrees, in Banking Administration and Responsible Banking (from Germany and Spain), and a post-graduate diploma from Harvard Business School (Disruptive Strategy with Prof. Clayton Christensen).
Fatima joined BIMA Nicaragua in November 2017, and she plays a key role, leading all our commercial operations.
Before BIMA, Fatima worked at Nestrix, a BPO company with very important local accounts and campaigns, where she spent last 8 years, and grew from a Sales Agent, all the way to a Campaign Manager, where she had 130 people on her telemarketing team. She also has strong experience in the financial sector, and especially insurance sales where she managed a bancassurance inside sales team.
Fatima has a BA in Marketing from Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua.