SURA Investment Management (SURA Asset Management Business Unit that serves the institutional segment) announced the appointment of Gonzalo Falcone Pino, the new Executive Director of Distribution, who had been serving as CEO of SURA Asset Management Uruguay.

Gonzalo Falcone is an economist and has extensive experience in the financial sector: he started his career in 1999 at Santander AFAP, today AFAP SURA, and for 14 years he worked in the area of ​​Investments, of which he was Manager until 2012, among other responsibilities. In 2013 he assumed the position of CEO of SURA Asset Management in Uruguay, from where he has led important projects that have contributed to the creation and consolidation of various operations and businesses, including AFAP and the Savings and Investment Unit of SURA in this country.

In his new role, Gonzalo Falcone will be responsible for the investment distribution strategy, through the management of relationships with local and global clients, leveraging the positioning of SURA Investment Management as the industry leader in investment solutions in Latin America.

In this regard, Pablo Sprenger, CEO of SURA Investment Management, commented: "We are very pleased to have in the team a professional like Gonzalo, who has all the characteristics we need for the consolidation of this business, which requires specialized knowledge and with broad strategic vision. We also highlight the knowledge he has of SURA as an organization, for which the ethical sense and human quality are also very important, attributes that Gonzalo represents very well".

SURA Investment Management focuses its management on the institutional segment. As part of SURA Asset Management, it has a solid governance system that allows it to have its own strength and operating capacity. This Unit specializes in the creation, management and administration of investment funds, for which it has an extended presence in several Latin American countries. Thus, it articulates a regional platform, becoming an optimal investment vehicle that connects the region with global markets.