February 28, 2022
Jorge Forteza left us after months of struggle and pain
Jorge was a member of the board of directors of Grupo Los Grobo since 2007, after writing the Case of the company at the University of San Andres.

He was a great director, dedicated, studious, disciplined, generous and committed. He accompanied us when we began to develop the project in Brazil and the numerous initiatives that sought against all winds, to transform the company into a multilatina. He participated in these experiences seeking harmony between new partners and the family, and later in the definitely professional company.

His career was extensive and intense, and his greatest interest was in issues of strategy, competitiveness, and governance, where he carried out more than 200 consulting assignments. He was a leader in Latam for the prestigious consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, leading 250 professionals in the region. He had an enormous vocation and generosity for issues of public interest where he spent a lot of time collaborating with institutions such as the University of San Andres, where he was President of the Advisory Council, CIPPEC, in the public and academic sectors. His works on vision and strategy for the country were numerous.

He had an MS at the Sloan School of Management at MIT, an honors degree in economics from the UBA, and was an active participant in the network of chairs of competitiveness and leadership at Harvard University under the coordination of Michael Porter, with whom he was a friend. and very close.

In recent years he was very involved in the digitalization of the economy and business, he studied the subject deeply and collaborated very actively in the idea and execution of Mauá, Grupo Los Grobo's digital platform.

Goodbye friend, your memory inspires us to move forward.

Gustavo Grobocopatel

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