(Ecopetrol, 26.Oct.2021) — Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL;NYSE: EC) reports that starting 1 November 2021, Nicolás Azcuénaga Ramírez has been appointed as the new Corporate Vice President of Strategy and New Businesses, taking over for Juan Manuel Rojas. Nicolás Azcuénaga is a business administrator from Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración (CESA), has a diploma from Manchester University & International Compliance Association and has more than 20 years of work experience, 16 of them in the Oil & Gas industry.
The new Vice President has held leadership positions for financial and commercial management in different countries, such as Colombia, the United Kingdom and Brazil. In Ecopetrol he has served as CFO for the Upstream Subsidiaries in the Corporate Vice Presidency of Finance, where he has been responsible for the financial oversight of various transactions, such as the acquisition by Hocol of the assets of the Chuchupa Ballena assets, the acquisition of a strategic position in the Permian and the Gato do Mato asset in Brazil, among others. Since May 2021, he has been leading the team in charge of Ecopetrol’s acquisition of the stake owned by the Republic of Colombia through the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit in Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. (ISA).
The company hereby thanks Juan Manuel Rojas for his work and the achievements made for the Ecopetrol Group.