BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jorge T. Lyng - Chairman
Jorge studied Civil Engineer and has an MBA at the ESE business school in Chile. Born in Chile in 1975, has lived the last 7 years in Northern California, USA, where he works as VP CFO of Fetzer Vineyards, known as the largest Organic grown wine producer with Bonterra wines and the largest B-Corp winery in the world.
Before he worked as Corporate Planning and Management control Director at Viña Concha y Toro in Chile and as Planning and management control partner at Southwest Consulting, Today is CFO at Dole Diversified.
Cristian Vivanco González
Business executive and board member with extensive experience in finance, technologies and corporate governance across South American companies. He served as a CFO an CIO for industries including trading, aeronautics and automobile in charge of the digital transformation of business and operations with great experience on enterprise systems, data and analytics. Cristhian holds a Master in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering.
A formally trained lawyer, he obtained his degree from the University of Chile. He worked for 8 years as an associate in the financing and infrastructure division at Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría, the second biggest law firm in Chile. With a footprint in both Colombia and Peru. He also brings vast experience in advising Chilean and foreign companies in matters related to corporate law and M&A transactions.
Paulo Larraín Mac-Clure
From Universidad Mayor, finish his career with high honors in 2008. From 2009 onwards, independently, has been dedicated to developing more than twenty architectural projects of different scales and programs throughout Chile with the firm LAMAC Arquitectura y Construcción Ltda.
Diego Pérez is an award-winning sound designer and re-recording mixer based in Los Angeles, California. As one of the earliest investors in Patagonia Farms, he provides real-time advice from one of the most mature cannabis markets in the world. He has high knowledge in the business and corporate order, always being a successful businessman. Diego has worked on some of the most recognizable Hollywood blockbusters of our time.
Nicolas Lyng - CEO
A publicist from Pacífic University, and recipient from the national advertising awards, Nicolas has worked creating companies for over 10 years. Either working directly with investment funds or on his own personal projects. He has significant experience in cannabis cultivation and extraction which makes him uniquely qualified to lead Patagonia Farms.
Jose Manuel Gallegos - CLO
Law degree from The University Chile. Master Business Administration and Regulatory Law from The Freie UniversitatBerlin, Germany. Currently Senior AssociateMolina, Ecclefield & Lagos Abogados. More than 10 years of experience in prestigious law firmsin Chile such as FerradaNehme; Rivadeneira, ColombaraZegers y Cía.; and Carey y Cía. Lawyers.Practice and
relevant experience in complex litigation, civil and commercial trials, arbitration, corporate counseling, compliance, regulatory and competition counseling.
Carolina Baño Matus
Lab Compliance Director
A pharmaceutical Chemist of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, with 9 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, mainly in the implementation of quality systems, ensuring compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), in productive areas and Good laboratory practices ( GLP) in areas of quality control. He has experience in national and international certifications (INVIMA, TGA, FDA).
Christian A. Murillo Z.
Head of quality laboratory / Research & Development manager.
Industrial Chemist of the Metropolitan Technical University with more than 10 years of experience in Analytical and Instrumental Chemistry, as well as Technical Consulting and Management. He has worked at TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Agilent Technologies and Mintlab Co. Among others.
Daniel Verdugo Delon
Grower & Agronomist
An agronomist and agricultural engineer in extraction from Santo Tomas University. Daniel brings more than10 years of experience in the field of agriculture as a monitor of implementation of organic horticulture for Family Farming Agriculture and with experience in the Labor Competency Certification program of the agricultural sector in the CHILE VALORA state program.
Commercial Engineer and Bachelor of Business Administration from PUCV 1978, 40 years of experience performing executive functions in marketing, sales, general administration and finance in several public and private companies.
Humberto Parada Pino
Head of Cultivation
An Industrial Designer by trade, Humberto graduate from Mayor University. He brings over 16 years cannabis growing experience and has won multiple cannabis cups over his career.
Mario Armando Dubournais Goepfert
Industrial Civil Engineer, Universidad Mayor, 15 years of experience as operations manager and manager of Lean Management in large corporations at an international level. Started the design and construction of supercritical extraction machines in 2005, earning a CORFO fund in 2010 to build the first national model of a supercritical extraction machine. He collaborated with cannabis health foundations to develop the national phytopharmacology market.
Benjamin Lira Solar
Grower & Agronomist
An Agricultural Engineer from Mayor University and holder of a Permaculture design certificate. Over the last 15 years Benjamin has perfected techniques for outdoor cannabis cultivation.
Jorge Lyng Falcone
Commercial engineer of the university of Chile. Jorge is a former high-level executive from Laboratorio Chile, Former CEO of Laboratorios Andromaco and co-founder and shareholder of Conosur drugstores, Conosur was a 52 pharmacies chain that has being sold in 2002 to Cruz Verde drugstores. Jorge today is the major shareholder of Multifrigo, one of the biggest cold warehouses in Chile with more than 60.000mt2 available in 3 different areas of metropolitan region.
Pablo Nawrath Venegas
Supply executive in one of the largest supermarket chains in Chile for more than 30 years. In parallel is a successful agricultural entrepreneur cultivating various species of fresh and dried fruits for more than 30 years.
Claudio Yañez Novoa
Professional graphic designer from AIEP, motion graphic artist and web developer with more than 10 years of experience. Móvil app diploma from IACC Institute and Maya Autodesk diploma at Gabriela Mistral University.