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Latin America's Top 100 Businesswomen

Susan Segal

April 02, 2013

Americas Society and Council of the Americas are pleased to share that Latinvex featured AS/COA President and CEO Susan Segal as one of Latin America's top 100 businesswomen. In their most extensive such ranking ever, Latinvex editors feature both foreign and domestic executives from Latin America in 15 countries in the region. Read more about what makes Susan Segal one of the outstanding women in the hemisphere:

"Whether it’s at the frequent events organized by her own organization or the yearly World Economic Forum on Latin America, Susan Segal is known for working tirelessly as a moderator or speaker, organizing panels and networking. She is easily the most powerful business leader in Latin America representing the interests of foreign investors in the region. The Council of the Americas represents many of the leading US companies doing business in Latin America, but Segal also has an extensive network of contacts among non-US companies in Latin America and Latin American companies. She is credited with making the council a key forum for networking in Latin America, whether it’s through the events held in New York or Miami or through cities in Latin America. She joined the council in 2003 after serving as a founding partner of her own investment and advisory group focused primarily on Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic sector. Previously, Segal was a partner and Latin American Group head at JPMorgan Partners/Chase Capital Partners, where she was involved in several prominent Latin American deals. Before joining CCP, Segal was a senior managing director focused on Emerging Markets Investment Banking and Capital Markets at MHT/Chemical/Chase Banks. She was actively involved in the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s and early 1990s, sitting on many Advisory Committees as well as serving as chairperson for the Chilean and Philippine Advisory Committees. In 1999,she was awarded the Order of Bernardo O’Higgins, Grado de Gran Oficial in Chile. Ten years later, Colombian President Álvaro Uribe honored her with the Cruz de San Carlos."

Learn more about Latin America’s Top 100 Businesswomen ranking.