Ricardo Berckemeyer serves as President and Chief Operating Officer, a position he has held since January 2018. Previously, Mr. Berckemeyer served as our Chief Operating Officer from March 2017 to January 2018. From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Berckemeyer served as Chief Executive Officer, Latin America. From 2011 through 2012, Mr. Berckemeyer served as Chief Executive Officer of the Andean Region. From 2002 to 2010, he served as Senior Vice President for South America within Laureate's Latin American operations, where he had responsibility for business development in South America.
Mr. Berckemeyer received a bachelor's degree in economics from Universidad del Pacifico (Peru) and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.