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The Alta Group Adds Former CIT Executive in Latin American Region

May 02, 2013, 07:10 AM

The Alta Group has appointed Roberto Fernandez as Business Process and Applications consultant for its Latin American Region (LAR). Fernandez’s broad expertise in financial and information technology (IT services) includes notable skills in business planning, operations streamlining, project management professional (PMP) services, risk management, database design, accounting and taxes in the Latin American region.

As CIT’s former vice president and chief information officer (CIO) in Latin America, serving Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Puerto Rico, Fernandez led the implementation of several important projects. These include receivables systems, front ends for mid and large transactions, front ends for small tickets, credit scoring, pricing models, interfaces with corporate systems, universal data base (UDB), and reporting for local regulatory and corporate environments.

“Roberto brings Alta additional senior executive level IT services talent in equipment leasing/financing, and also broad financial and operations market skills,” noted Alta LAR CEO Rafael Castillo-Triana. “His talent will support Alta’s continuing growth, and his strong operational and IT experience will help serve the business intelligence and systems architecture needs for our clients.”

Fernandez, presently based in Brazil, earlier in his career was an independent consultant assisting with the development of leasing and factoring systems for several companies.

Since 1992, The Alta Group has represented equipment leasing and finance companies, financial institutions, manufacturers and service providers, offering management consulting and expertise in global market entry.

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