ProColombia's President Felipe Jaramillo Talks about Trends and Opportunities in Colombia
"In my opinion this is the best moment in Colombia's history" - Felipe Jaramillo
Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - November 22, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global news source and investor resource issues an interview with ProColombia's President, Felipe Jaramillo, appointed in June of 2016.
ProColombia is the government entity in charge of promoting international tourism, exports from the country and the attraction of foreign investment and the country’s brand.
Felipe shares his first impressions as he came in to the ProColombia organization and what he is seeing and thinking now as he gains deeper first- hand insight of Colombia’s opportunities and challenges.
He tells Investor Ideas this is an exciting time for Colombia as it enters into a new era of peace saying,
“In my opinion this is the best moment in Colombia’s history.”
Describing Colombia he says, “Colombia has many natural wonders, a stable, fast growing economy and now that we have peace we can take full advantage of the great things we have in the country.”
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Felipe also discusses Free Trade Agreements in place for Colombia, noting it has 16 trade agreements in total. He also says they are currently negotiating with Turkey and Japan “We believe in having an open economy. We are looking to Asia more and more as well as we see a lot of potential and we just signed an agreement with South Korea. We will continue to work hard to make sure that Colombia has all the tools it needs to succeed.”
When asked about the current Free Trade Agreement with the US, following the recent election he said,
“We feel very comfortable with what we have in place.”
Talking about the transition to peace in Colombia he said there are a lot of international investors looking at Colombia in a different way now. “We are focusing on the sectors of the economy that will be successful and we think tourism will be a great engine for the economy. We have all the reason to believe the future of Colombia will be very bright. “
Bio: Procolombia's President, Felipe Jaramillo
With extensive management experience in the private sector, Felipe Jaramillo is a Psychologist from the University of Los Andes, holding a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with a Specialization in Strategic Marketing from CESA.
Between 2004 and 2009, he served in management positions in communications and advertising at J. Walter Thompson, BBDO Sancho Colombia, and the multinational Havas.
In 2009 he founded NeuroFocus Colombia, the first Latin American company specializing in consumer neuroscience, which was later acquired by Nielsen in 2013, a leading global marketing company, where he then lead several projects serving as Director for Latin America.
In June of 2016, Felipe was appointed President of ProColombia and charged with the challenging task of increasing the promotion of exports, foreign investment and tourism, at a time when Colombia is on the verge of a peace agreement and a post-conflict process that requires both business management and international cooperation.
ProColombia, The Colombian Government Trade Bureau is the government entity in charge of promoting international tourism, exports from the country, attraction of foreign investment and the country brand. Our services are free of charge and aim to facilitate business transaction with Colombian suppliers. www.procolombia.co/en
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