President, Corporación América
2012 Business for Peace Honouree
A global entrepreneur whose success is built on doing business for good
Eduardo Eurnekian is the president and founder of Corporación América International, a conglomerate that started in the textile business then extended to communications and media and has today diversified in sectors such as infrastructure, agribusiness, finance, and airport management and operations.
A 2012 Business for Peace Honouree, he is on the Executive Board of the International Chamber of Commerce and has received numerous awards, among them the Rio Branco Garter from Brazil, the Leonardo Award from Italy, and the National Hero from Armenia.
Born in Argentina in 1932, Mr Eurnekian has been the president of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation for the last decade.