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Roberto José Kriete Ávila is a Salvadoran
businessman, president of Kingsland Holdings ( Bahamas ), the largest minority shareholder of Avianca Holdings, president of Aeroman and investor of Applaudo Studios.
He is also the Founder and member of the board of the low-cost airline Volaris in Mexico. On May 24, 2019, Kriete was appointed chairman of the board of directors of Avianca airline .
His appointment to the board of directors came after the US airline United Airlines, exercised certain rights acquired in its relationship with BRW Aviation (majority shareholders of Avianca) after granting a loan of 451 million dollars.
Among those rights acquired by United Airlines was the ability to redefine the company’s CEO and Board of Directors .
Roberto José Kriete Ávila was born on March 28, 1953(age 68 years) in San Salvador.
Roberto Kriete biography
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He comes from a wealthy family from El Salvador. Kriete and her ex-brother-in-law, Ricardo Poma Delgado, are the wealthiest Salvadorans, according to Forbes magazine.
Roberto Kriete’s grandfather, Ricardo Kriete, came from San Francisco to San Salvador and married Lilian Homar, an heir to coffee farms in Usulután , El Salvador.
He earned a BA in Economics from Santa Clara University in California and an MBA from Boston College.
Kriete returned to El Salvador in 1984 and has served as deputy director at the Hotel Real InterContinental San Salvador, president of the Kriete Group Investment Company and President and CEO of TACA Holdings.
After becoming involved in the agribusiness industry, in 1961 the Kriete family entered the aviation industry. Kriete’s father, also named Ricardo Kriete, bought a 30 percent stake in Transportes Aéreos de Centroamérica (TACA), owned by Lowell Yerex, a New Zealander.
Later, Ricardo Kriete Jr. handed over the management of the company to his son, Roberto Kriete, in whose administration he acquired the entire company.
Kriete was a member of the board of Avianca Holdings from February 2010 to August 2013, secretary and director of Banco Agrícola Comercial del Salvador SA, president of the Coatepeque Foundation of El Salvador and head of twelve other companies.
He has been a member of the board of directors of the Mexican telecommunications company Telmex. He is a member of the Board of Directors of AGAPE and a member of the Board of Directors of Aveos Fleet Performance Inc.
Kriete was also a member of the Board of Banco Agrícola de El Salvador. He has an official medal of the Legion of Honor by the French government and since 2007 is an honorary member of the Foundation for Salvadoran Economic and Social Development (FUSADES).
Roberto Kriete was married to Celina Sol, daughter of one of the founders of the ARENA party, Guillermo Sol Bang. They have two children. He live in a private house in El Salvador.
Roberto Kriete net worth
How much is Roberto Kriete worth? Roberto Kriete net worth is estimated to be around $1.2 billion as of 2021. His main source of income is from his private businesses. He is one the richest people in El Salvador.