600mts. East from Servicentro La Galera. Curridabat, San Jose 2488-1000 CR

Oscar Chaves Esquivel

Honorary Chairman of the Board

Oscar Chaves Esquivel holds a Licentiate Degree of Social and Economic Science with a major in Business Administration. He studied at Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad Río Piedras in Puerto Rico and Fundación Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In addition, he carried out studies at Periódico Excelsior in Mexico and in different agricultural cooperatives.

He is the Founder and Honorary Chairman of Grupo Aldesa and Founder of Fundación Aldesa. In the past he served as Director of Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Stock Exchange and the Junta de Protección Social de San José. Also, he chaired the Board of Ferrocarril al Pacífico and Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales in Santiago, Chile, and taught business administration courses at Universidad de Costa Rica.

As a student, he was awarded top point average prize in the Business Administration Class of Fundación Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro Brazil (1953). He was also honored as a member of the group of Founders of the Movimiento Cooperativo de Costa Rica (CENECOP). In addition, he received the John M. Keith Award of the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica) which selected him as “Businessperson 2003.” Finally, he was appointed Honor Associate of Instituto Latinoamericano de Liderazgo in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2003.


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Curridabat 600mts. Este del Servicentro La Galera. CR San José 2488-1000