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Karin Becker Schmidt
Executive Vice President of Corporate Culture

Karin Becker is Executive Vice President of Corporate Culture (Human Relations) since 1991. Mrs. Becker joined Banco Urquijo (company from which Grupo Security was founded) as Head of Personnel in 1982.

In this capacity, she oversees all aspects of HR management for the company including the development of the people strategy, talent development and management, organization effectiveness, compensation, benefits, executive staffing, human resources communications, and performance management activities.

She is a strong advocate of family-responsible companies, work-family balance and employee’s long-term professional and personal growth.

Mrs. Becker has been elected four times as one of the 100 leading women in Chile (Diario El Mercurio). She was also nominated the best personnel manager in the banking sector by Seminarium in Revista Capital in 2008.

Mrs. Becker has a B.A. in Communications from Seton Hall University, New Jersey, USA and an M.A. in Strategic Organizational Development and Human Behavior from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

She is fluent in English, German and Spanish.