Senior Management

  • Senior Management is appointed by the Board of Directors.​
  • The controlling group members do not serve as CMPC executives.

Francisco Ruiz-Tagle, CEO

Francisco Ruiz-Tagle holds a Business and Administration degree with a minor in economics from the Universidad de Chile and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Mr. Ruiz-Tagle joined CMPC in 1991. Since then, he has served as CEO of Celulosa del Pacifico, Deputy CFO of CMPC and CEO of Papelera del Plata and CEO of CMPC Paper Products, now merged with CMPC Packaging. In 2011, he became CEO of CMPC Forestry. In January 2016, he took over as CEO CMPC Forestry/Pulp, position he held until 2018 when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of CMPC, succeeding Mr. Hernán Rodríguez.


Rafael Cox, Chief Legal Officer

Rafael Cox studied Law at the Universidad de Los Andes (Chile) and received a Master of Law in Corporate Law from Universidad de Los Andes (Chile) and a Master of Law in Corporate Governance from Stanford University Law School. He began working at CMPC in 2001 as In House Counsel. In 2010, Mr. Cox became deputy Chief Legal Officer and in 2016 he was appointed Chief Legal Officer and he has served as that from 2016 until now.


Fernando Hasenberg, CFO

Fernando Hasenberg has a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Los Andes and a Master in Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Mr. Hasenberg started working at CMPC in 2000.

He served in several positions in the Corporate Finance team before being appointed as Chief Financial Officer of our tissue operation in Mexico in 2012. In 2014 he was appointed as Chief Financial Officer at CMPC Celulose Riograndense and in 2018 he became the Chief Financial Officer of CMPC Celulosa. In 2020, we has appointed Chief Execuive Officer of the Sack Kraft business of Biopackaging, position he held until December 31, 2021 when he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Empresas CMPC.


Raimundo Varela, CEO CMPC Pulp

Raimundo Varela has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Catholic University of Chile and an AMP from the Henley Business School of the University of Reading in the UK. Raimundo's trajectory at CMPC spans over six years. Before his appointment as CEO of CMPC Pulp, he was Commercial Director and had previously set up the Supply Chain department of the same business area, among other accomplishments. Before joining CMPC, Raimundo spent 15 years of his career at ED&F Man, where he was Managing Director for Asia based in Singapore, Managing Director for the Americas based in the US and Business Development Manager based in the UK.


Jorge Navarrete, CEO CMPC Biopackaging

Jorge Navarrete has a long trajectory in a variety of business divisions and positions at CMPC. His career at the Company includes, among others, responsibilities such as General Manager of Forsac Peru towards the end of the 90s, after which he took over as General Manager of Forsac Chile and remained for 10 years. In 2011, Jorge was appointed General Manager of the subsidiary called "CMPC Paper Products" which at the time encompassed the Envases Impresos, Forsac and Chimolsa business divisions. After that, in 2014, Jorge returned to Peru this time as General Manager of Tissue Peru, today Softys, where he successfully led the business before being promoted CEO for the CMPC Biopackaging division.


Gonzalo Darraidou, CEO Softys

Gonzalo Darraidou studied Business and Administration at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Mr. Darraidou served as CEO of Forus S.A. until joining CMPC in November 2015 as CEO of Softys.


Florencia Iglesias, Chief Human Resources Officer

Florencia has a degree in Psychology from the University of Buenos Aires and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Torcuato Di Tella University. She has developed her career mainly in Unilever, where in 23 years she fulfilled different roles in the Human Resources area, leading teams in Argentina, Brazil and Chile, reaching the position of Global HR Director for almost three years. In recent months she has dedicated herself to independent consulting based on her vast experience.


Guillermo Turner, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

Guillermo studied Journalism at the Universidad Gabriela Mistral and received a PADE Certification from Universidad de Los Andes. Until April 2016 he served as Director of the newspaper La Tercera. He has 25 years of a successful career. He was President of the National Press Association, Director of Diario Financiero, Editorial Development Manager of Mega TV, Director of Capital Magazine and, creator of Pulso newspaper.


Sandra Riquelme, Chief Environmental Officer

Sandra is a Geographer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, with extensive experience in sustainability issues, she has worked in private and state companies. In corporate and operational positions, and in stages of projects, operations and closure, she has led integrated teams and, giving socio-environmental viability to complex and relevant projects for the country. Her main responsibilities have been linked to the design and implementation of strategies, action plans and budgets; spokesperson and representation to various stakeholders; development and implementation of national and international standards; control, monitoring and reporting of results internally and externally (ESG reports); identification and compliance with the applicable regulatory framework, permits, commitments and regulatory trends for environmental issues, territory and communities (both indigenous and non-indigenous), internal communications, corporate affairs and occupational risk prevention, in various territories in Chile and Latin America.


José Antonio Correa, Chief Business Development Officer

Jose Antonio Correa holds a degree in Business Administration from the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile and an MBA from UCLA. He joined CMPC on August 8, 2004. Throughout his career at the Company, he has served as Head of Administration of CMPC Pulp and Head of Business Development of CMPC Pulp, among others, before his appointment as Chief Business Development Officer of CMPC as of December 1, 2018.


Felipe Alcalde, Chief Innovation Officer

Felipe Alcalde holds a degree in Law from the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile and an MBA from INSEAD. He joined CMPC in March, 2019 as Chief Innovation Officer. Before that, he was part of McKinsey & Company.