Martin Migoya Recognized with the 2011 Bravo Business Awards
22 Aug 2012
Celebrating excellence and achievement in Latin America and the Caribbean, the BRAVO Business Awards pay tribute to government, business, social and humanitarian leaders for their contributions towards progress in the region.
Celebrating excellence and achievement in Latin America and the Caribbean, the BRAVO Business Awards pay tribute to government, business, social and humanitarian leaders for their contributions towards progress in the region. Recipients are selected by a group of judges from a pool of candidates nominated by Latin Trade magazine readers and other third parties.
The BRAVO Business Awards Black Tie Gala will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami on October 28, 2011. The awards ceremony takes place in conjunction with the
Latin Trade Symposium, a leading pan-regional conference for the public and private sectors, organized in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank and the Americas Society/Council of the Americas.
As recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Dominican President Leonel Fernández and the other 2011 honorees will attend the gala and be featured in the September/October issue of Latin Trade magazine.
Winners in the Eight Categories:
- Lifetime Achievement Award Leonel Fernández – President of Dominican Republic
- Innovative Leader of the Year Laurence Golborne – Chilean Minister of Public Works
Golborne, then minister of mining, spearheaded last year’s dramatic rescue of miners trapped below the Atacama Desert. The safe return of all 33 men was a triumph emblematic of Chile and its government’s ability to turn determination into success.
- Financier of the Year Agustín Carstens – Mexican Central Bank Governor
Through his technical skills and personal credibility as a policymaker, Carstens helped revive the Mexican economy after a severe contraction in 2009. He was also a contender to lead the International Monetary Fund this year.
- Distinguished Service in the Hemisphere Award Alberto Alemán Zubieta – CEO, Panama Canal Authority
With the $5.25 billion canal expansion underway, Alemán has transformed the organization overseeing the inter-oceanic passage into a business-oriented institution boosting trade in the hemisphere and around the globe.
- CEO of the Year Marcelo Odebrecht – President and CEO, Odebrecht S.A.
Since taking the helm of the Brazilian firm, Odebrecht has expanded operations in Brazil and expanded into new ventures in an international strategy involving engineering and construction projects around the world.
- Dynamic CEO of the Year Luis Carlos Sarmiento Gutiérrez – CEO, Grupo Aval
Stepping up to a leadership role in the financial group, Sarmiento has been on the move, both helping to oversee the acquisition of a Central American banking group and shepherding a recent stock sale in Colombia.
- Emerging CEO of the Year Martín Migoya – CEO, Globant
As co-founder and now chief executive of Globant, Migoya has turned the Argentine software developer into a fast-growing company. He led the recent acquisition of the San Francisco-headquartered Nextive, expanding Globant’s portfolio of services and international footprint.
- Humanitarian of the Year Luanne Zurlo – President and Founder, Worldfund
A former Wall Street research analyst, Zurlo founded Worldfund to improve educational levels in Latin America. Applying private sector skills, she has focused efforts on training public school teachers and administrators to boost academic achievement.
For more information, please visit www.bravo.latintrade.com.