FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alta Group's Latin American subsidiary has expanded the responsibilities of four Alta professionals and added two senior managers to serve the growing equipment leasing and finance industry in Latin America.
"We have reinforced our senior management team to support clients operating throughout Latin America, but especially in the areas of most promising economic development, namely Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia," said Rafael Castillo-Triana, CEO of The Alta Group Latin American Region, LLC.
Castillo-Triana, recently named CEO of Alta's Latin American subsidiary, has led the firm's Latin American operations for 12 years. He has been instrumental in Alta's role as a core think tank for the Latin American equipment leasing and financing industry.
Juan (John) Neil Dodds, who joined Alta in 2009, has been appointed Senior Managing Director, Leader of the Vendor Financing Practice for Latin America and related Emerging Markets, as well as Co-Manager of coverage for the Southern Cone of the Americas.
Guillermo Berretta, an Alta professional since 2009, has been named Senior Managing Director, Leader of the M&A and Funding Procurement Practice, as well as Co-Manager of the Southern Cone of the Americas.
Raul Valencia Del Toro, Esq., recently joined Alta as Senior Managing Director, Leader of the Legal Advisory Practice and Country Manager for Mexico. Valencia del Toro is assisted by Carlos Javier Ruiz Priego, who assumed the role of Executive Manager for the Legal Practice and the Mexican equipment leasing and financing market.
Melvin Lobo Dinis, a seasoned professional in the Central American leasing industry based in San Jose, Costa Rica, recently joined Alta as Senior Managing Director, Leader of the Professional Development Division of The Alta Group Latin American Region, LLC, and Regional Manager for Central America and the Caribbean.
Arnaldo Pieruccini, an experienced professional with more than 40 years experience in the equipment leasing industry, is Senior Managing Director, and Country Manager for Brazil. He joined Alta in 2003. Pieruccini is supported by Luiz Gastao Leaes Filho, Esq., a Brazilian attorney.
Alta's Latin American subsidiary provides clients with market entry support, strategic direction, human resources development, funding procurement, legal and tax advisory, accounting services and equipment vendor development. The group produces The Alta LAR 100 Report© and organizes the Latin American Leasing Conference©.
For information visit www.thealtagroup.com/latin-america.
SOURCE The Alta Group