The Office of the Executive President is supported by the Executive President Executive Vice President, an Advisory Council, which is comprised of the general counsel and experts from the economic, business and financial communities of the region.
Executive President and CEO
Enrique García Rodríguez (1991-2016) (re-elected for a fourth five-year term) isCAF's Executive President. He is the legal representative and the highest authority in charge of the Institution's overall supervision and management, and oversees all matters that are not specifically entrusted to any other governing body. His most important functions are to approve CAF's strategic plans for countries and sectors, oversee institutional structures and procedures under his authority and authorize financial operations within the limits delegated to him by the Board of Directors. The Executive President is appointed for a five-year period, and may be re-elected.
Mr. Garcia was originally elected for the 1991-1996 term and subsequently re-elected for the 1996-2001, 2001-2006 and 2006-2011 terms. In 2011 he was again re-elected to a new five-year period that will end in December 2016.
Executive Vice President
The Executive Vice President supervises, coordinates, and performs tasks in all the areas of the Institution, such as those in the operations, finance, advisory and administrative sectors, in order to assist the Executive President in the general management of the Corporation and to streamline business and support processes. The holder of this position is elected for a five-year term and may be re-elected. The Executive Vice President exercises all the responsibilities of the Executive President during his absence.
As of December 1, 1996, the economist Luis Enrique Berrizbeitia has served as CAF's Executive Vice President.