President of the Argentine Republic
Mauricio Macri was born in Tandil, February 8,1959. He is a civil engineer, politician, executive, businessman and sports leader from Argentina, who took office as president of the Argentine Nation on December 10,2015. Previously, he had been national deputy for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires from 2005 to 2007 and head of government of the same district for two consecutive periods (2007-2011;2011-2015).
Macri graduated as a civil engineer from the Universidad Católica Argentina in 1984,6? he worked in several companies in the country such as Citibank, Sevel and the Macri Group itself and was president of Club Atlético Boca Juniors between 1995 and 2008 With a considerable shareholding position, he held managerial positions in the Macri Group, created by his father Franco Macri.
In 2003, he was a candidate for the City of Buenos Aires's head of government for the Frente Compromiso para el Cambio (Commitment to Change Front), made up of the Partido Justicialista porteño, the Partido Demócrata Progresista y Acción por la República, among other minor parties. In 2005, he was one of the founders of the Compromise for Change (CPC) party, which in 2008 changed its name to Republican Proposal (PRO). He promoted the formation of several electoral fronts, including Republican Proposal in 2005, Union-PRO in 2007 and Cambiemos; with this last alliance he reached the presidency in the November 2015 ballot.