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Jaime Argüelles



Jaime Arguelles serves as Chief Executive Officer-CEO of CMPC Celulosa since January 2019. In this position, he is in charge of the pulp, wood products and forest division of the company leading a team of aprox 5.000 people with operations  in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Gijon, Spain, an International MBA from EOI (Escuela de Organización Industrial) and an executive development degree from IESE Business School. Jaime has ample experience in the pulp and energy market. Before joining CMPC, Jaime served as General Director for Pulp at ENCE Group where he was responsible for overseeing Operations, Engineering, Marketing and Sales, Logistics and Research and Development. In this capacity, he was also a member of the Director's Committee of the Group.

Additionally, Jaime is President of the European  Pulp Manufactures Association, as well as previously the  president of the Iberian Pulp Association and the Energy Efficiency and Industrial Safety Committee of the Chemical Industry Association of the Asturias Region in Spain.


CEO panel discussion

Day 1

Tuesday, 13 August, 2019

Sponsored by:

  • Understanding the key influencers of demand over the next 12-18 months?
  • How are the major producers preparing for a potential economic downturn