Maria Teresa Aranzábal Harreguy
Mrs. Aranzábal has been a member of the Boards of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Banco de Crédito del Perú since June 5 and June 24, 2020, respectively. She has also been a Director of Grupo Crédito S.A. since October 29, 2020.
Mrs. Aranzábal is a highly accomplished Spanish executive with decades of experience in advising leading global public and private companies as well as in senior executive roles with responsibilities for strategy, business development and international expansion. Throughout her international career, she has worked across a variety of sectors, spanning retail banking, retail, fashion, consumer goods and real estate. She brings relevant experience from serving on the boards of public and private companies as well as non-profit organizations.
She began her career at McKinsey & Co. in Spain and Argentina, where she consulted with clients in various industries, including retail banking. She then joined Grupo Cortefiel, a familyowned retailer, where she successfully led business development, strategy and international growth. She also collaborated with Advent lnternational, a private equity firm, as retail expert, and was later in charge of the turnaround of KA lnternational (a retail business, with € 40 million in annual sales).
Mrs. Aranzábal currently leads Alir Consulting and Trade, her own consulting company, which specializes in retail and real estate. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Hijos de Rivera Corporation and Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Novia Salcedo Foundation.
Mrs. Aranzábal has a degree in Business Administration from ICADE (Spain), and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (United States).