October 13, 2022
Grupo Los Grobo chooses a former Techint as its new CFO
For 20 years, he was regional CFO for Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Bolivia at Tenaris. He will now be in charge of the financial area in Los Grobo.

Grupo Los Grobo, the largest company in the agricultural sector in the country, announced the appointment of Pablo de Pellegrin as the company's new CFO (Chief Financial Officer).

De Pellegrin (in main photo) has experience in international companies and management of multidisciplinary teams. For more than 20 years, he was regional CFO for Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Bolivia at Tenaris, a company of the Techint Group, where he held different positions of responsibility, especially in the financial area.

He has a degree in Business Administration and has completed various international postgraduate programs in both corporate finance and management.

The new CFO will report his work directly to Enrique Flaiban, CEO of Grupo Los Grobo.

Los Grobo's plans

De Pellegrin arrives at the distinguished company of the national agribusiness at a very particular moment. Los Grobo intends to deploy a business plan that will be based mainly on expanding the geographical coverage of its activities and the maturation of current operations with the aim of increasing turnover by consolidating the presence of the brand and market penetration.

"Better management of the producer portfolio, territory management, digitization through the Mauá Platform for self-management of producers and monitoring of business indicators by the branches will allow increasing the number of clients and participation in current clients," he assures. the text sent by the company to the National Securities Commission (CNV).

In the area of ​​agro-inputs, the company will focus on continuing to grow in sales based on a greater share of purchases from existing clients and the development of new clients in areas where it already operates, as well as in new regions.

Additionally, its executives work to strengthen relationships with existing suppliers and search for new suppliers that can accompany the projected growth. Similarly, it will continue to explore the own-brand seed business (Grobo 1923 corn and Grobo Limay wheat) and organic products.

With more than 35 years of experience in the agricultural sector, Grupo Los Grobo is currently a leader in the provision of inputs, services, grain marketing and knowledge within the food chain.

It has 35 branches and 15 collection and processing plants strategically located in 5 Argentine provinces, through which 2.5 million tons of grains are marketed and more than 260 thousand hectares of crops are managed in an associated manner.

Likewise, through Agrofina, it develops, produces and markets agrochemicals through a distribution network of more than 400 points with coverage throughout the country. Through its Mauá digital platform, more than 3,000 producers access information in a timely and useful manner to manage their activity and promote innovation and technology in agriculture.

The group has more than 700 collaborators throughout the country. As of June 30, 2022, its consolidated sales amounted to 820 million dollars and its Ebitda was 71.4 million dollars.

Currently, the shareholding control of the company is in charge of the Investment Fund Victoria Capital Partners (VCP), in 76%, while the remaining 24% belongs to Gustavo and Matilde Grobocopatel. →

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