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New Administrator Takes the Helm at Panama Canal

September 5, 2019

Vásquez was sworn-in during a ceremony held at the Panama Canal Administration Building in Panama City, becoming the fourth Panamanian Administrator of the waterway shortly before it celebrates its 20th year under Panamanian administration on December 31, 2019.

With more than 30 years of experience in financial and international capital market management and in the public sector, Vásquez takes over the role from Jorge L. Quijano, who was Canal Administrator since September 2012. Quijano lead the waterway until the finalization of its Expansion Program, the largest enhancement project ever undertaken by the waterway.

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