Juan Pablo Ortiz has over 13 years of senior management and consulting experience. Mr. Ortiz joined Southern Cross in 2015. Prior to joining SCG in a full time capacity, Mr. Ortiz worked with SCG as a consultant for a the past nine months leading the evaluation of three potential targets in Colombia. Before this, Juan Pablo was the CEO of Aportes en Linea, the leading financial services e-platform focused on social security payments in Colombia. During his time at Aportes en Linea Mr. Ortiz led an aggressive growth strategy that resulted in 6x EBITDA and 4x sales growth in three years. Additionally, during his tenure as CEO the company expanded its geographical coverage from five to twenty five cities and formalized its corporate processes and managerial systems. Before that, Mr. Ortiz spent 6 years at McKinsey & Company working in the Bogota and London offices in strategy projects in different sectors, ranging from oil and gas to financial services and consumer goods.
Mr. Ortiz graduated with an Industrial Engineering degree from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.