Juan José Hurtado – Laureate

Juan José Hurtado

Chief Executive Officer, Laureate Mexico

Juan José Hurtado serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Laureate Mexico, a role he was appointed to in January 2020. As CEO, Mr. Hurtado manages strategy and operations in Mexico and works with the executive team to carry out long-term projects and goals.

Prior to assuming the position of CEO, Mexico, Mr. Hurtado served as SVP, Global Operations and Learning Innovation (2017-2020), CEO of Central America (2014 – 2017), and VP for Human Resources in the Latin America Region (2012 – 2014). Mr. Hurtado previously held leadership positions at Unilever, and brings more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources, as well as experience as an operator and senior manager to Laureate.

Mr. Hurtado holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Lima University in Peru, and an M.B.A. from IESE (University of Navarra) in Barcelona, Spain.

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