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Mr. Vargas graduated with honors from Universidad Cat›lica Andr?s Bello (UCAB) in Caracas Venezuela with a Law Degree. He is a Vanderbilt and Vogelstein Scholar from New York University where he obtained his Master?s Degree in Corporate Law. He also holds an Advance Professional Certificate in Law and Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Mr. Vargas started his professional career in 2002 at Cartera de Inversiones Venezolanas, C.A (CIV). and its subsidiaries, a corporate conglomerate with over US$ 10 billion in assets. In 2008 he worked as a Financial Analyst at Permal Asset Management in New York, a US$ 25 Billion fund of funds part of the Legg Mason Group of Companies. Currently, he is the Corporate Director of Banco Mœltiple de Las Americas (Bancam?rica) in Dominican Republic, where he is in charge of daily operations acting on behalf of the Chairman of the Board. He has been responsible for transforming Bancamerica into a Multiple Bank, developing the business strategy and implementing corporate governance and CSR policies. Mr. Vargas is admitted to practice law in Venezuela and New York. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Cartera de Inversiones Venezolanas, C.A., Element Capital Group and Banco Mœltiple de Las Americas. Mr. Vargas professional experience in the past 10 years has been focused on corporate law and finance, from M&A activity to retail banking and Hedge fund investments, giving him a broad capacity in these areas. Mr. Varg [+]