Carlos Joost Newbery
He is an engineer, businessman and entrepreneur. He has an extensive career in business development related to telecommunications, agriculture, real estate, energy and water treatment, which began in 1980 when he introduced the first mobile phone operation in Argentina and Uruguay and was a founder of Movicom Bell South, the first cellular phone company in Latin America, along with Bell South, Grupo Macri, BGH, Inteltech and Motorola. Later, he created CTI, together with GTE, AT&T, AGEA (Grupo Clarin), Compañia Austral de Inversiones, Benito Roggio e Hijos, Morgan Grenfell - Deutsche Bank Group and TCW. He then landed in Argentina's fixed telephony participating in the privatization process of the state-owned Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (ENTel) along with the Bell Atlantic, Garfunkel and Águila groups. At the end of the 1990s he formed Hutchinson Telecommunications Argentina, responsible for setting up the first GSM network in Argentina. Operating to date in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Pakistan and Turkey.