Jaime Argüelles serves as Chief Executive Officer of CMPC Celulosa since January 2019. In this position, he is in charge of the pulp, wood products and forest division of the company, leading a team of around 5.000 people with operations in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Gijon, Spain, an International MBA from EOI (Escuela de Organización Industrial), and an executive development degree from IESE Business School. Jaime has ample experience in the pulp and energy market. Before joining CMPC, Jaime served as General Director for Pulp at ENCE Group where he was responsible for overseeing Operations, Engineering, Marketing and Sales, Logistics, and Research and Development. In this capacity, he was also a member of the Director’s Committee of the Group.
Additionally, Jaime is President of the European Pulp Manufacturers Association. In the past, he also served as President of the Iberian Pulp Association as well as the Energy Efficiency and Industrial Safety Committee of the Chemical Industry Association of the Asturias Region in Spain.