Ecopetrol Welcomes New VP of Production, VP of Transportation
As part of its corporate strategy, and in an effort to consolidate the team of people it needs to reach the goals it has established by 2015, Ecopetrol has appointed a new Vice President of Production and a new Vice President of Transportation.
Hector Manosalva Rojas, a Petroleum Engineer, has been appointed as Vice President of Production. He is a graduate of the Fundacion Universidad de America, has a specialization in Finance from the Universidad Eafit, and studied Executive Management at the Universidad de los Andes. Manosalva Rojas joined Ecopetrol in 1986 and has held a number of positions over the course of his career at Ecopetrol, including Head of the Division of Planning, Production Manager in Putumayo, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Advisor to the Office of the President of the Republic for the Protection of the Energy Infrastructure, and finally Production Manager of the Central Region for the Office of the Vice President of Production, a position he has held until this new appointment.
Alvaro Castaneda Caro, a Matallurgical Engineer, has been appointed as Vice President of Transportation. He is a graduate of the Universidad Libre de Colombia and has been working with the Office of the Vice President of Transportation for the past 20 years. He has a specialization in International Management of Oil and Gas and a Master's in Administration from the Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga and the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey. Castaneda has held a number of positions over the course of his career at Ecopetrol, such as Maintenance Engineer, Plant Coordinator, Head of the Operations Department and Chief of the Centralized Operations Department, and finally Manager of the Multiple Purpose Pipelines, a position he is leaving in order to fulfill his new appointment as the Vice President of Transportation.
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