Administration

Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

Jorge Mario Velásquez

Chairman of the Board of Directors. Patrimonial member since 2016

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Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

Rafael Olivella

Patrimonial member since 2020

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Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

Alejandro Piedrahita

Patrimonial member since 2016

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Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

Eduardo Pizano.

Independent member since 2017

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Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

María Luisa Mesa

Independent member since 2013

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Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

María Fernanda Mejía

Independent member since 2013

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Independent according to RobecoSAM criteria

David Yanovich

Independent member since 2015

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Board Meeting Attendance

The average attendance of our Board of Directors in 2019 was 91%*.

In consideration of the topics that would be discussed and they would decide in two meetings of the Board of Directors, and attending the practices of transparency and good governance company adopted by the Company, the doctors Jorge Mario Velasquez and Alejandro Piedrahita did not attend to two of the meetings of the Board of Directors given their quality of Grupo Argos employees.

Average tenure

Our Board of Directors average tenure in 2019 was 7 years.

Board Mandates

In accordance with Colombian legislation, in stock companies, no one can be appointed to or simultaneously hold a position as Director on more than five boards, provided they accept them. In accordance to the legislation, Celsia restrict the participation of the members of its Board of Directors to a maximum of 4 other boards.

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See the independence criteria of Board of Directors

In accordance with the statutory reform approved by the General Assembly of Shareholders of Celsia S.A. E.S.P. on March 27, 2019, the period of the Board of Directors of the company will be for one year. This would allow the shareholders to review year by year the management of the members of the Board of Directors and opt for their re-election or change if required.

The General Shareholders' Meeting approved for the period between April 2020 and March 2021, a monthly fee of $6.800.000 per Board and $ 6.800.000 for Board Committees. People connected with Grupo Argos SA receive no compensation for their participation in Board Committees.

To attend in a more effective manner its responsibilities, the Board of Directors has three permanent committees that provide support regarding the establishment of policies and actions to improve social management.

These three committees are: Sustainability and Coporate Governance Committee and Appointment and  The Audit, Finance and Risk  has only management functions, it is not a decision making body, contrary to the Governance and Remuneration Committees which, in specific occasions may be delegated with decision making capacities by the law, the articles of association/by-laws or the Board of Directors.

These committees are formed by three (3) members of the Board of Directors, who shall be appointed by the Board itself. At least one (1) of the three (3) members must be independent, without prejudice to the minimum number of independent members who by Law must form the Audit Committee.

  • The Audit, Finance and Risks Committee shall meet at least quarterly or as indicated by the Law or the Bylaws, or when the needs so warrant. The Corporate Governance Committee, shall meet at least once every six months, or when the needs so warrant.
    Members:  María Fernanda Mejía, David Yanovich and Eduardo Pizano.
  • The Appointment and Remuneration Committee shall meet with the same minimum frequency.
    Members:  Jorge Mario Velásquez, Rafael Olivella and David Yanovich.
  • The Sustainability and Corporate Governance Committee: shall meet at least twice a year or when the needs so warrant.
    Members: Jorge Mario Velásquez, Rafael Olivella and María Luisa Mesa

*All members of the Audit, Finance and Risks Comittee are independent.

For more information about committees functions, click here.

Ricardo Sierra

CEO

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Claudia Salazar

Human and Administrative Management Leader

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Marcelo Álvarez

Generation Leader

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Mauricio Llanos

Regulatory Affairs Leader

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Esteban Piedrahita

Finance Leader

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Julián Cadavid

Transsmition and Distribution Leader

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Luis Felipe Vélez

Comercial Leader

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Juan Manuel Alzate

Innovation Leader

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Santiago Arango Trujillo

Corporate Affairs Leader

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Javier Gutiérrez

Centroamérica Leader

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In 2019, the total compensation (including variable compensation) was $ 15.689.204.513 of which $5.646.722.449 corresponds to variable compensation.
Ricardo Sierra

CEO

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Claudia Salazar

Human and Administrative Management Leader

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Marcelo Álvarez

Generation Leader

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Esteban Piedrahita

Finance Leader

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Santiago Arango Trujillo

Corporate Affairs Leader

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Oskar Zorrilla

Corporate Affairs

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Sandra Liliana Romero

Public Accountant of the University of Medellín, specialist in Risk Management and Insurance at EAFIT University and Certified Internal Auditor – CIA, awarded by the Institute of Internal Auditors. He has 16 years of experience in auditing, six of which worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, taking the last position as Senior Auditor. He has been part of the Internal Audit of Celsia since 2008.

Statutory Auditor in charge of KPMG S.A.S. For the period April 2020 – March 2021: COP 149.472.000 plus VAT.