Management

Matías Videla , ,

He is our CEO since December 2019. Mr. Videla joined the Company in 1997 as a Trainee and later was Head of Performance Control of Supermarkets Argentina. In 2003 he was appointed as Controller of the Company and then in 2009 he was promoted to General Manager of Supermercados Argentina. In 2018, he assumed the CEO position for the Corporate Shopping Center Division and later he became Cencosud’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Videla holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Universidad del Salvador (USAL), with an Executive MBA from IAE (Universidad Austral)..

Ricardo Bennett , ,

He is our current CEO of Department Stores, a position he assumed after a successful performance as Corporate Business Manager. Ricardo is an Industrial Civil Engineer from the University of Chile, with an MBA from ESADE Business & Law School in Barcelona. He joined Cencosud 8 years ago.

Sebastián Rivera , ,

He is our Chief Legal and Communications Officer, a position he assumed in February 2019. Mr. Rivera joined the company in 2002 as an Advisor in legal matters for the Supermarkets, Home Improvement, Shopping Centers and Financial Services Business Units. In 2012, after being outside the company for three years, he was reinstated as Deputy Manager of Legal Affairs and Regional Compliance Officer. After that, he assumed as Manager of Legal Affairs in 2014. Mr. Rivera is a lawyer from the University of Chile and Master in Business Law from the Universidad Católica de Chile.

Eulogio Guzmán , ,

Eulogio Guzmán has been our Chief Human Resources Officer since March 2020. He joined the Company in October 2006 as Corporate Financial Retail Manager, a position he held until 2010. Later, he returned to Cencosud in 2014 as CEO of the Joint Financial retail venture in Chile. Eulogio holds a BSc in Business Administration & Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with an extensive career in Mass Consumption, Retail Banking, Insurance Banking and Financial Retail companies.

Eduardo Peñailillo , ,

Mr. Eduardo Peñailillo has been Corporate Manager of Internal Audit since June 2021. He is a Commercial Engineer from Universidad del Biobío, has more than 23 years of professional experience in the audit and risk areas, initially as an external auditor, then as Audit Corporate Manager in one of the main urban transport companies in Chile, and later as Comptroller Manager in an important holding company in the area of shopping centers with presence in several Latin American countries. He has solid knowledge of risk issues, auditing, financial accounting issues, IFRS, among others.

Organization Chart

organization chart

*People of the executive team registered in the CMF