Fernando Oris de Roa
On January 24, 2018, Fernando Oris de Roa assumed the position of Ambassador to the United States.
Ambassador Fernando Oris de Roa is a businessman and professional manager, profoundly interested in public administration.
Mr. Oris de Roa began his career in 1970 with Continental Grain, a large trading company, and was stationed in the United States, Spain, Brazil, and Switzerland. In 1993, he led a group interested in purchasing a lemon producing and processing company which was facing financial difficulties, S.A. San Miguel, located in the Province of Tucuman. As Chief Executive, he has been widely credited with turning it into the world’s largest and most profitable lemon producing company. In 2004, Ambassador Oris de Roa founded Avex, S.A., a poultry company in Río Cuarto, Córdoba. This greenfield created over one thousand jobs. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Orocobre Limited, the largest lithium operation in Argentina, since June 2010.
He was Assistant Secretary for Investment, Government of the City of Buenos Aires, from 2016-2017.
Contact Ambassador's Office:
Phone (202) 238-6424