Andrés Benkö

Professor, Person

1943 –


Who is Andrés Benkö?

Andrés Benkö is the founder of the Universidad Americana of Paraguay. He was president of the Universidad Americana from 1994 to 2013. He previously served as the President of INCADE y Ofor Consultores and as Manager of Fundación Chile. As the chief executive of Universidad Americana, Benkö represents the university nationally and abroad, while he continues to teach in the MBA program. From 2000–2004, Universidad Americana was listed among "The Best Latin American Universities" and named "The Best University in Paraguay" by the Latin American magazine América Economía.

Benkö is a prolific author and has written articles for the books MBA International Business and Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administración. In collaboration with Paraguay's Ministry of Justice and National Secretary of Youth, Benkö also works to help underserved youth and prison inmates, awarding 100 scholarships to poor students with talent funded by the Office of the First Lady of Paraguay.

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Dec 2, 1943

on July 23, 2013


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