Board of Directors
Mr. Romero B. has been a Director of Credicorp Ltd. since 2017 and Banco de Credito del Peru since 2009. He is also a Member of the Board of Pacifico Cia. de Seguros y Reaseguros.
Mr. Romero has worked as Head of Finance and General Manager of different companies all related to Grupo Romero. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairman of companies participating in different sectors of the economy, such as, consumer goods, real state, textile, logistics and ports.
Mr. Romero B. holds a Bachelor degree of Economics from Boston University (U.S.A.).
Mr. Morales has been the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Credicorp Ltd. and Banco de Credito del Peru since 2009 and 2008, respectively, as well as of Pacifico Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros. He joined Banco de Credito del Peru in 1980 and held different executive management positions, including Executive Vice President for Wholesale Banking and Credit and Risk Management. He became CEO of Banco de Credito del Peru in 1990 and served in that role until 2008, when he retired. Mr. Morales was also Chairman of the board and CEO of ASB. He led the IPO for the listing of Credicorp’s shares on the NYSE in October 1995.
In addition to his vast knowledge of Credicorp, Mr. Morales brings his experience since 2008 as a director of companies in different industries, including food, cement, insurance and pension funds. He also has experience in a range of organizations, including ASBANC and Association of AFPs, and was Vice-Chairman of CONFIEP.
Prior to joining Credicorp, Mr. Morales worked for 10 years at Wells Fargo Bank in its offices in San Francisco and Miami (USA), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Caracas (Venezuela), and Buenos Aires (Argentina). His last position at Wells Fargo Bank was as Regional Vice President.
Mr. Morales has a bachelor’s degree in economics and administration from the Universidad del Pacifico (Peru) and holds an MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
Mr. Fort has been a Director of Credicorp Ltd. since 1999 and of Banco de Credito del Peru since 1979, with the exception of the years 1988 and 1989.
Mr. Fort is an attorney at law. A graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, he is a senior partner at Estudio Fort, Bertorini, Godoy & Asociados, which specializes in business advisory services. In the past he has given advice to firms with international presence such as Pepsico, lnc., lnternational Finance Corporation (IFC), Alcatel, lnternational Telephone & Telegraph (ITT), Sheraton Hotels, Volvo Corp., Sandvik, Procter & Gamble, Crown Cork, Chrysler Corp., etc.
He has been a member of the board of numerous other private companies in Peru. He currently acts as a member of the Boards of Inversiones Centenario S.A.A., Hermes Transportes Blindados SAC and Modasa.
Ms. Patricia Lizarraga has been a director of Banco de Credito del Peru and of Credicorp Ltd since 2017. Ms. Lizarraga is an experienced Wall Street executive with over 25 years working in international mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, private equity and valuation experience including Allen & Company, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Citigroup. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hypatia Capital Group, since 2007, and founder and major shareholder of family group Grupo del Ande. Ms. Lizarraga’s board experience includes serving as both President of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of non-profit organizations, as well as private company board experience. She served as President of the Privatization Committee of Toll Roads of Peru. Ms. Lizarraga received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and her Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.