Smurfit Kappa Brazil
Manuel Alcalá is the CEO for Smurfit Kappa Brazil. He is a civil engineer from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Venezuela, he has a MASc in Pulp and Paper from the University of Quebec, a specialization in Operations Management from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) in Venezuela and an MBA from Purdue University in Indiana (USA). He has been Vice President of Pan American Sales for The Americas, VP of the Corrugated Division in Argentina and General Manager of the Corrugated Division in the same country. He joined Smurfit Kappa in Venezuela in 1990.