María Victoria Zingoni
Executive Managing Director of Downstream
Maria Victoria Zingoni holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Camahue in Nuequén, Argentina. She graduated summa cum laude from the Executive Master in Business Administration at IAE, the Business School of the University of Austral in Buenos Aires. She is currently the Executive Managing Director of Downstream for Repsol and has been a member of the Corporate Executive Committee since May 2015.
She joined the Repsol Group in 1999, completing a number of postings in Argentina within the upstream business. In April 2008 she was named Director of Investor Relations and in January 2013 she became the company’s Director of Corporate Finance, where she was responsible for financial planning and control, management and control of financial and market risks, as well as the financing of the company.
Ms. Zingoni participated in the team that secured compensation from Argentina for the renationalization of Repsol’s YPF unit in February 2014, and also managed the sale to investors of compensatory bonds issued by the Argentinean government. It was a strategic operation that allowed Repsol to strengthen its finances and pave the way to a new era.
Because of her experience and knowledge of the business, in January 2015 she was designated leader of the project to integrate Talisman Energy into Repsol, an operation that practically doubled the group´s production and reserves.
In her current role, she is also President of Petrocat (Societat Catalana de Petrolis,) President of RCPP (Repsol Comerical Productos Petroleros) and member of the Board of Directors of Petronor (Petroleos del Norte.)
Maria Victoria Zingoni won the Platts GEA Rising Start of the Year Award in 2015 thanks to her record of excellence, talent and leadership. During her tenure as Director of Investor Relations, she secured a number of recognitions, including the Best European investor relations campaign from IR Magazine, European company with the best investor relations from Institutional Investor and Best Investor Relations Officer by Extel.