Officers and Directors

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Executive officers - IFS
Name Position   Year of birth     Gender  
Luis Felipe Castellanos López-Torres Chief Executive Officer 1970 Male
Gonzalo Basadre Brazzini Deputy Chief Executive Officer 1970 Male
Michela Casassa Ramat Chief Financial Officer 1973 Female
Juan Antonio Castro Molina General Counsel 1971 Male
Liliana Vera Villacorta Chief Accounting Officer 1974 Female
Ernesto Ferrero Merino Investor Relations Officer 1973 Male
Katia Lung Won Chief Compliance Officer 1968 Female
Luis Felipe Castellanos López-Torres

Luis Felipe Castellanos López Torres, Mr. Castellanos has served as IFS’ Chief Executive Officer since April 2013 and as Interbank’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2011. Mr. Castellanos is also one of Interseguro’s directors since his appointment in April 2019. Mr. Castellanos joined Interbank in 2006 as the Chief Executive Officer of Interfondos. He has served as Interbank’s Vice President for Retail Banking and Manager of the Mortgage and Real Estate Division. Previously, he was a Director in the investment banking division at Citigroup Global Markets in New York. Before joining Citigroup, Mr. Castellanos was responsible for the treasury department at Minera Yanacocha S.A. Mr. Castellanos received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Universidad del Pacífico and a master’s degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Gonzalo Basadre Brazzini

Gonzalo José Basadre Brazznini, has served as IFS’ Deputy Chief Executive Officer since April 2013. Mr. Basadre is also the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of Interseguro since 2012. Previously, he was the Vice President of Investments (Chief Investment Officer) of Interseguro. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima and a master’s degree of business administration from Harvard University.

Michela Casassa Ramat

Michela Casassa Ramat, has served as IFS’ Chief Financial Officer and as Interbank’s Chief Financial Officer since September 2012. Mrs. Casassa joined Interbank in September 2011 as Head of Strategic Planning. Prior to joining Interbank, she served as Head of Strategy for Corporate and Investment Banking at Banco de Crédito del Perú in Lima and Unicredit in Munich, and Head of Strategy for the International Division of Unicredit in Milan and Istanbul. She has also worked at The Boston Consulting Group in Milan and Citibank in Lima. Mrs. Casassa holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Universidad de Lima and a master’s in business administration with a specialization in finance from the SDA Bocconi in Milan.

Juan Antonio Castro Molina

Juan Antonio Castro Molina. Mr. Castro is Legal Director for Intercorp Group, and General Counsel for IFS since its incorporation. Mr. Castro also serves as member of the board of Universidad Tecnológica del Peru and other companies part of the Intercorp Group. Mr. Castro was previously employed at Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr in Washington D.C. and has also served as chief of staff to the Prime Minister of Peru (2001). Mr. Castro received a degree in law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, a master’s of laws degree from the University of Virginia where he attended as a Fulbright scholar, a master’s of business administration degree from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, and he has attended senior management programs at Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Liliana Vera Villacorta

Liliana Vera Villacorta, has served as IFS’ Chief Accounting Officer since its constitution. Ms. Vera served as Accounting Manager of Interbank from 2003 to 2011. From 1998 to 2002, Ms. Vera was a senior analyst at Paredes, Burga & Asociados Sociedad Civil de Responsabilidad Limitada, a member firm of Ernst & Young Global. Ms. Vera received a degree in accounting from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a master’s degree in business administration from INCAE Business School.

Ernesto Ferrero Merino

Ernesto Ferrero Merino, was appointed IFS’ Investor Relations Officer in July 2014. Previously he served as Interbank’s Head of Financial Management since February 2012. Mr. Ferrero joined Interbank in November 2010 as Deputy Head of Corporate Finance. Prior to joining Interbank, he served as Corporate and Investment Banking Vice President at BBVA Banco Continental and General Manager at BBVA Continental Bolsa. Mr. Ferrero holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Universidad del Pacifico, as well as a master’s degree in business administration from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University, The Netherlands.

Katia Lung Won

Katia Lung Won was appointed as IFS’ Chief Compliance Officer in March 2016. She also serves as Chief Compliance Officer of Interbank since 2012. Prior to joining Interbank, Ms. Lung served as Vice President Project Manager for Suntrust Bank in Miami, Florida in the International Wealth Management Division and as Vice President BSA/AML Compliance Officer for BNP Paribas Agency and the General Security Principal (Broker Dealer) for BNP Paribas Investment Services. Ms. Lung holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida International University (Cum Laude), and a master in business administration from Nova Southeastern University, as well as, a CP/AML FIBA and a Six Sigma Certification—Green Belt.