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Gustavo Lopetegui takes office as Government Secretary of Energy

The Ministry of Treasury announces the appointment of Gustavo Lopetegui as Government Secretary of Energy replacing Javier Iguacel.

Javier Iguacel submitted his resignation as Secretary of Energy to President Mauricio Macri and offered his cooperation for the transformation project of Argentina.

Gustavo Lopetegui was working as Adviser to the President. From December 2015 to September 2018 Lopetegui was Secretary of Coordination of Public Policies in the Chief of Cabinet Office.

He is a National Public Accountant and holds a Degree in Business Administration by the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa. Lopetegui also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management by the Universidad de Navarra and has an extensive experience in the public and private sectors.

In the private sector, he worked at the consultancy firm McKinsey in Spain, the United States, Brazil and Argentina. He founded Eki mini-mart chain and the dairy firm PampaCheese. In addition, he was General Manager of Lan Argentina. In the public sector, he was Minister of Production of the Province of Buenos Aires.