Executive Team

Juan Francisco Pardini – President & CEO

Dr. Pardini’s business, legal and investment expertise centers in Business Projects and all types of Foreign Investments.

He is a former Ambassador of Panama; former President of American Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama; former President of the Council for Investment & Development of Panama; former President of the Inter-American Council for Commerce & Trade; founder and former member of the Board of Directors of the US-Panama Business Council; founder and former member of the Board of Directors of the Japan-Panama Friendship Association. Currently, he is the President of the Panama-Canada Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Pardini actively speaks in different conferences and he has written numerous articles such as Doing Business in Panama, Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Panama, The Ultimate Guide to Investing, Retiring and Living in Panama, Buying Real Estate in Panama and others.

He also devotes time as member of the Board of Directors of several Panamanian and Multinational corporations.

He has a long track record of successfully helping clients from the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

Juan Jose Espino-Sagel – Vice President

Dr. Espino-Sagel is a leading Panamanian attorney specialized in Tourism, Real Estate, Hotel Development, Corporate Transactions, Shipping, Immigration and Foreign Investments.

With graduate studies in Panama, London and California, he has substantial experience assisting individual investors as well as small and medium size companies in matters ranging from purchasing properties in Bocas del Toro, Panama City or Boquete to a medium size group setting up an island resort hotel & marina project and companies looking at contract bids with the Panama Canal.

He has a long track record of successfully helping clients from the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

Grecia Altuve – Marketing & Promotion Manager

A seasoned marketing practitioner, Grecia brings fresh talent to the Business Panama Group as she comes to us straight out of Andres Bello Catholic University from Venezuela . Through previous roles she has successfully produced several publicity materials, planned and managed events, conducted research, supervised others, built customer relationships, and brainstormed creative solutions to a variety of problems. 

With a Master degree in Communications, Marketing and Advertising, Grecia has has also taken several courses on web design, digital marketing and social media.  Grecia performs a variety of tasks for the marketing initiatives of the clients of BusinessPanama . Her support activities include event coordination, budget management, preparing and sending newsletters, design media ads, property listings flyers, web portal support, and development of marketing materials for presentations.

Andres Giron – IT Specialist

Andres Giron is the Technical Engineer for Business Panama. Previously, he has worked in Compulab, Advance System Supply and Ring Ring Corporation. As a computer expert, Andres offers instruction to her coworkers on the use of digital tools and software; he provides needed resources and ideas to integrate multiple modes of e-commerce techniques in order to maximize the Business Panama web page.

Mr. Giron received a bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Panama’s Universidad Del Istmo and a second bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Publicity from the Interamerican University. He handles all Microsoft platforms as well as Linux, Adobe and php software, among others.

As a computer engineer he coordinates the maintenance and future growth of the company’s computer systems. He works with all departments, discovering each one’s computer needs, then makes projections of what technical direction the company should take. 

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