Main Officers

The following table includes information on our senior management:

Name Position
Marcos Marcelo Mindlin Chairman
Marcos Marcelo Mindlin, born in January 19, 1964, has been member of Pampa Energía’s Board of Directors since June 2006, and currently serving as the Board’s Chairman of Pampa Energía. From 1991 to 2003, Mr. Mindlin was shareholder, vice-chairman and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of IRSA, a leading Argentine real estate company. Additionally, Mr. Mindlin served as vice-president of Alto Palermo S.A., a leading owner and operator of shopping centers in Buenos Aires, and as vice-president of Cresud S.A.I.C., one of the largest listed agricultural companies in Argentina. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Mindlin also served as a director and member of the executive committee of Banco Hipotecario, the leading mortgage bank in Argentina. Mr. Mindlin has extensive expertise in Latin America through his roles in Brazil Realty in Brazil and Fondos de Valores Inmobiliarios in Venezuela. In November 2003, Mr. Mindlin resigned from IRSA to focus his work on Grupo EMES (formerly Grupo Dolphin). Currently, Mr. Mindlin is shareholder and chairman of Grupo EMES. In addition, Mr. Mindlin founded and is the chairman of a non-profit organization called Fundación Pampa Energía Comprometidos con la Educación, whose purpose is to improve childhood development and education. Mr. Mindlin is also a former chairman of the board of the executive committee of Tzedaká, a leading Jewish-Argentine foundation, and is a member of the Council of the Americas. Mr. Mindlin holds an MBA from the CEMA University (Center of Macroeconomic Studies), and a degree in economics from the Buenos Aires University.
Gustavo Mariani Executive vice president and Chief Executive Officer – CEO
Gustavo Mariani, born on September 9, 1970, has been member of Pampa Energía’s Board of Directors since November 2005 and serves as CEO of Pampa Energía. Mr. Mariani is shareholder and director of Grupo EMES (formerly Grupo Dolphin), having joined that company as an analyst in 1993 and having served as investment portfolio manager. In addition, Mr. Mariani is a member of the management board of Fundación Pampa Energía Comprometidos con la Educación. Mr. Mariani holds a degree in economics from the Belgrano University, an MBA from the CEMA University and the designation of CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).
Ricardo Alejandro Torres Executive vice president
Ricardo Alejandro Torres, born on March 26, 1958, has been member of Pampa Energía’s Board of Directors since November 2005 and serves as director of electricity distribution and administration. Moreover, Mr. Torres serves as chairman and CEO of Edenor, our electricity distribution utility subsidiary. Previously, Mr. Torres was partner at Darwin Inversiones. From 1993 and 2001 Mr. Torres served as financial director of IRSA, a leading Argentine real estate company, and as a director of Alto Palermo and Brazil Realty. Currently, Mr. Torres is partner of Todos Capital and Pop Argentina. Mr. Torres holds a degree in Public Accounting from the Buenos Aires University and a MBA from the Business School at Austral University. In addition, Mr. Torres is a member of the management board of Fundación Pampa Energía Comprometidos con la Educación.
Damián Miguel Mindlin Executive vice president
Damián Miguel Mindlin, born on January 3, 1966, has been member of Pampa Energía’s Board of Directors since November 2005 and serves as director of procurement, assets security and marketing director. Mr. Mindlin is shareholder and vice-president of Grupo EMES (formerly Grupo Dolphin), having joined that company in 1991. Since November 2003, Mr. Mindlin serves as Grupo Dolphin’s investment portfolio manager. Moreover, Mr. Mindlin is a member of the management board of Fundación Pampa Energía Comprometidos con la Educación.
Gabriel Cohen Chief Financial Officer – CFO
Gabriel Cohen, born on September 11, 1964, serves as CFO and has been a director of Pampa Energía since 2006 and director of Transener since 2004. Previously, Mr. Cohen worked at Citibank, N.A. for fifteen years, serving at the bank’s offices in Buenos Aires and Paris, where he held different positions in Financial Control, Treasury, Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and debt restructuring processes. Mr. Cohen holds a degree in business administration from the Buenos Aires University.
Horacio Jorge Tomás Turri Executive director of oil and gas
Horacio Jorge Tomás Turri, was born on March 19, 1961. Mr. Turri is an industrial engineer and received his degree at Technological Institute of Buenos Aires. Mr. Turri served as CEO of Central Puerto S.A., Hidroeléctrica Piedra del Águila and Gener Argentina S.A. He worked as an analyst of investment projects in the oil, gas and electricity sectors at SACEIF Luis Dreyfus from 1990 to 1992. He also worked at Arthur Andersen & Co. and Schlumberger Wireline in 1987-1990 and 1985-1987, respectively. Currently he is serving as executive director of gas and oil of Pampa.
María Carolina Sigwald Executive director of legal affairs
María Carolina Sigwald, was born on November 15, 1967. She is the executive director of legal affairs of the Company since November 2017. She started her professional career as a legal counsel in Central Puerto after its privatization and then joined Chadbourne & Parke in New York, and later joined the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) in Washington. Ms. Sigwald returned to Argentina in 1998 as founding partner of Law Firm Díaz Bobillo, Sigwald & Vittone, where she performed as external advisor for energy companies, Pampa Energia among them. Before entering Pampa, between 2015 and 2017 Ms. Sigwald was director of regulatory and legal affairs at Edenor, our electricity distribution subsidiary. Moreover, she holds seat at Transportadora de Gas del Sur’s and Telefónica de Argentina’s board of directors. Ms. Sigwald obtained her law degree from the University of Buenos Aires, where she graduated with honors.
Nicolás Mindlin Director of M&A (mergers & acquisitions), petrochemicals and affiliates
Nicolás Mindlin, was born on November 11, 1989, he is an alternate director of Pampa since April 2017. Mr. Mindlin works as director for strategy and holds seats in several subsidiaries’ boards, TGS, Enecor, among other companies. Mr. Mindlin holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the Technological Institute of Buenos Aires.