Pablo Campana -
President, Campana Organization
Mr. Campana is a 46-year-old Ecuadorian businessman. He graduated in Guayaquil from Universidad del Pacífico as a Commercial Engineer with a major in International Business and Marketing. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from IDE Business School.
Between June 2017 and June 2019, he served the country as Minister of Production, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries. Within the public sector, he promoted a renewed international trade policy that allowed Ecuador's image to be refreshed towards its main trading partners.
Among his main achievements as Secretary of State are the efforts made during the "Invest Ecuador" international tour, where interests from well-known businesses and investors from all over the world aroused, putting Ecuador in the investors map. In addition, he succeeded in getting the United States to approve the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and reactivating the Trade and Investment Council. He also culminated negotiations with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and initiated efforts for Ecuador's inclusion in the Pacific Alliance. In terms of investments he was the main promoter of the Organic Law for Productive Development, Investment Attraction, Employment Generation and Fiscal Stability and Equilibrium, issued in August 2018.
As Minister, he fostered a joint work with the private sector. This partnership stimulated the development of new investments, dynamization of the economy, establishment of productive poles, improvement of the productive sector competitiveness, fair trade, employment generation, and thus, contributing to the well-being of 17MM of Ecuadorians.
Since late June 2019, Mr. Campana takes back activities in the private sector at Campana Organization, where he is undertaking new projects in the areas of foreign trade, real estate, services, communication and more; always with a vision of contributing for a better Ecuador.