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Americo Hernández Gonzalez

General Manager

SigmaQ Costa Rica


1 MBA Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas. 1990-1992 El Salvador

2 Bachelor' in business administration.

Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas. 1984-1989 El Salvador

3 Program Senior Management CEO: Leadership for Change.  Universidad Alfonso Ibáñez 

Santiago de Chile 2011


Director of country Costa Rica

Group SigmaQ July 2014 to date.

Responsible for the profitability and sales volume of business in the country of Costa Rica. Reporting to the Vice President of operations of the Group SigmaQ. SigmaQ business lines include industrial corrugated, flexible packaging, lithography, and packaging and luxury boxes.


Director General of Business Unit of Corrugated

Group Sigma January 2008 to July 2014

Member of the Executive Committee of the company. Responsible for business of the corrugated Division within the Group 5 units: boxes and packaging of Guatemala, Central America Cartonera in El Salvador, national cartons of Honduras, Copacasa (paper mill) in Guatemala and packaging solutions in Nicaragua. Volume of business of the corrugated group in SigmaQ is 120 million dollars and 680 staff.


Director-General  Mexico

ST Jacks S.A October 1998 to January 2004

Responsible for the operation of distribution in Mexico; Organization and Assembly of the business unit in Mexico City. We ended the segment of large surfaces such as Wal-Mart, Comercial Mexicana, Soriana, Suburbia and Carrefour. Sale of clothing of cotton Disney licensed for Mexico and Central America.


Director of international business

Batteries de El Salvador S.A. de C.V. October 1989-Oct 1998

Responsible for utilities and asset control of subsidiaries in C.A: Durolife de Guatemala S.A., Durolife de Nicaragua S.A. and Record of Costa Rica. Design and manage the commercial and financial strategy of the companies under my responsibility. Sale of automotive batteries in the Central American region.



Chairman of the Board directive of Association of corrugators from the Caribbean, Central and South America. 2014 to date.


Corrugated Packaging Panel Discussion

Day Two

Friday, 10 November, 2017

  • The discussion will focus on the sales strategies that companies in Latin America must do in a changing environment of paper prices.
  • Operational efficiency strategies focused on minimizing costs and improving profitability in a context of paper increases.
  • Main trends seen in the agricultural carton markets in Latin America.

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We are still looking to add the best minds in the industry to the upcoming conference, so contact us if you are interested in presenting. 

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