Mr. Ricardo García Viani was appointed Group Strategic Planning Manager at the TCL Group with effect from May 4, 2015. He has over ten years of practical experience in strategic and financial planning, marketing strategy and cost and profitability analysis. Among his past positions are Corporate Strategic Planning Manager at CEMEX’s corporate offices in Madrid, covering all CEMEX geographies, and Strategic Marketing Manager at CEMEX Venezuela for South and Central America and the Caribbean.
In 2001, Mr. García Viani graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela, being one of only three students to receive the distinction of Cum Laude in the school’s forty year history. He was also winner of the ‘Juris Vitol’s Award 2001, conferred annually to the student who achieves the best academic and extra-curricular conditions. Ricardo García Viani also holds an MBA from Columbia University, New York, USA and in 2011, earned a Luxury Management Diploma from the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.