"I am excited to join the Candente Copper board of directors, a team of experience with quality projects, such as the emblematic Cañariaco, and with this I commit my best efforts to achieve the goals set forth for the benefit of the shareholders and all stakeholders."said Mr. Oviedo.
"We are extremely pleased to have Federico join our team and share with us his in-depth knowledge of business and the investment community in Peru" commented Joanne Freeze, CEO Candente Copper.
Mr. Oviedo has been a key member of the Bolsa de Valores de Lima S.A. (Lima Stock Exchange "BVL") since 1979, acting as its General Counsel from 1990, and as its CEO from 2001 until June 2009. At the BVL, among other projects, he promoted and developed the Junior Market - Segmento de Capital de Riesgo (Venture Capital Segment) - corporate government issues for the Peruvian markets and internationalization and integration of the securities market.
While with the BVL, Mr. Oviedo actively participated in various commissions to reform stock market law, from 1990 to 2008. He has also been a member of the Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable organized by the OECD, IFC and the World Bank 2000-2006.
Currently Mr. Oviedo is a consultant in corporate and capital market issues and until recently (November 28, 2013) he was a member of the board of BNB Valores Peru Solfin Sociedad Agente de Bolsa S.A. (Peruvian brokerage house). He was previously a member of the board in DATATEC S. A., having been its Vice-Chairman in 2004, 2006 and 2008 and also served as Independent Director of Cobriza Metals Corp. 2011-20013.
Mr. Oviedo graduated in law from the Pontificia Universidad Cat