Luksic is chairman of the Board of Directors of the Luksic Group’s holding company Quiñenco S.A., a leading Chilean business conglomerate. He is the vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco de Chile and president of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. He is also vice president of Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) and a member of the Boards of Directors of Antofagasta Minerals plc, Nexans, and Invexans. Luksic founded and is president of three nonprofit organizations in Chile: Fundación Educacional Oportunidad, Fundación Amparo y Justicia, and Fundación Impulso Inicial. He is a board member of the Chile Pacific Foundation. Luksic is also a member of the International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai, the International Advisory Board of Barrick Gold, the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution, the Chairman’s International Advisory Council at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, and a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Panama Canal Authority. He is a founding member of the Harvard Global Advisory Council and the Columbia University World Projects Advisory Council, as well as the International Advisory Boards of the Fudan University School of Management and the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. He is a trustee emeritus at Babson College and a member of the Americas Executive Board at MIT Sloan School of Management, the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, and the Latin America Advisory Board of Harvard Business School. In addition to these endeavors, Luksic is an accomplished mountaineer who summited Mount Everest in 2004. In 2005, he completed his quest for the “Seven Summits of the World” by climbing to the summit of the highest peak on each of the seven continents. Luksic was educated in Santiago at the Grange School before attending the Dublin Preparatory School and Babson College.
Chairman, Luksic Group