We are the leading engineering and construction company operating in Venezuela with operations in Mexico, and an important track record in the rest of Latin America. Incorporated in 1968, we have participated in:

The decades-long pursuit of the best management processes has inspired us to innovate in design and execution, achieving high performance solutions for our clients.

Backed by our commitment to excellence and quality, we have consolidated leadership in execution capacity, along with solid expertise for operating in changing, multicultural and very demanding environments.

We use the most advanced technological tools available and rely on high level partners to develop complex projects.

We have a highly developed sense of Corporate Citizenship promoting sustainable social programs in the communities where we are present.

inelectra in numbers
+ 65,000,000 direct MH in construction

We have managed more than 65 million labor man-hours in construction.

Turnkey projects since 1987

We have been executing EPC Lump Sum turnkey projects since 1987.

+ 70,000 MH per year in training

70,000 man-hours per year of training.

+3,000 projects

More than 3,000 executed projects including 52 turnkey projects with an aggregate contract amount of over US$9 billion.

+ 600 employees

More than 600 employees in Venezuela and Mexico with an execution capacity of over one million man-hours per year.

Leadership

  • Our management team is composed of professionals with long experience in the business, inelectra and key players in the history of the company.

    Jorge Rojas
    Chairman of the Board

    An Electrical Engineer from Christian Brothers University, Tennessee, US; subsequently earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and completed the Senior Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Rojas has a track record of more than 40 in inelectra. Mr. Rojas joined the company in 1975 as Consultant, and since that date has held several positions and responsibilities, such as the Project Management for the Caracas Metro Integral Construction System, as Vice-Chairman for the Administration Board and, finally, as Chairman of such Board, a function which he originally performed until 1998. Upon ending his term, he went on to actively work in the company as an Advisory Committee Member.  He is currently Chairman of the Board.

    Antonio J. Vincentelli
    Board Member

    He has an important track record in inelectra holding senior positions. He became a member of the Board of Directors in 1983 and, later, president of the Board of Directors and executive president of the corporation during the period 1998-2004. He has been member of the Board of Directors of Inepetrol since the company was founded by inelectra in 1997, and president of the Board of Directors and executive president since 2004. He has extensive experience with more than 30 years working for the oil industry and notable expertise in development of upstream oil and gas facilities on land and offshore. He graduated Magna Cum Laude as an Electrical Engineer and Computer Engineer from the University of Michigan (USA) and obtained a Master's Degree in Power Systems in 1974. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard in 1994. He was president of the Petroleum Chamber of Venezuela from 2004 to 2008.

    Ricardo Halfen
    Board Member

    Economist graduating from Andrés Bello Catholic University in 1996. A year later, he completed his Master's Degree in Economic Engineering Systems and Operations Research (MS in EES&OR) from Stanford University, USA. In 2000 he completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Columbia Business School, USA. He joined inelectra in 1997 as an analyst in the New Business department. In 2006, he became a member of the Board of Directors, a position he has held to date. He is also a director of Inepetrol and Petronova, both founded by inelectra.

    Ignacio Pulido
    Board Member

    He is a seasoned management consultant, with over 25 years of experience, skilled in corporate and business strategy formulation and implementation, serving leading multinational and local mass-consumer -products corporations throughout the Andean, Central America and Mexico regions. For years, he worked for Booz, Allen & Hamilton, which he left to found Advantis where he also is Partner and Director. Currently, he serves as external Board member at  several companies and Fundacion Mendoza, in Venezuela. Ignacio holds Cum Laude bachelors’ degrees in Systems engineering and Business Administration, Caracas Metropolitan University, Masters ‘degrees in Systems, Business Administration from Caracas Metropolitan University, and  he completed an MBA at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

    Ezequiel Puterman
    Board Member, CEO

    Joined inelectra in 1985, where he held management and executive positions until becoming vice president of the North America and Caribbean Business Unit with responsibility for sales and project execution. He was vice president of the Construction Division dealing with contracting, health, safety and environment, and direct execution of lump sum projects in the petroleum and petrochemical industry in Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and Trinidad & Tobago. In 2010 he was assigned to inelectra International as Senior Vice President of the EPC Projects Business Unit managing their associated value chain, including alliances, business development, bids and project results in Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Argentina. He was also Senior Vice President of Proposals for Latin America. In 2012 he returned to inelectra as vice president of Business Development to ensure compliance with the sales plan and relations with third parties. He later joined the Board of Directors. He is a mechanical engineer graduating from Simón Bolívar University of Caracas in 1985. In 1999 he completed the Management Program for Engineers at the Institute of Advanced Management Studies (IESA).

    Stelvio Di Cecco
    Director

    Joined inelectra in 1985. He has held several management and executive positions in the projects area and, fundamentally, in the Finance Division of Engineering and Construction, where he was director for integrated management of the Comptroller and Administration departments. During his career trajectory in the company, he was appointed executive vice president of Corporate Finance, vice president of the Finance and Shared Services Unit, and member of the Board of Directors. In the period 2010-2012 he shared his responsibilities in inelectra holding the positions of vice president of Finance and member of the Board of Directors in Petronova Inc. In June 2017 he became president of the Board of Directors, position he held until June 2019. He is an electrical engineer graduating from Simón Bolívar University in 1978. In 1995 he completed his Master's Degree in Finance at the Metropolitan University of Caracas and in 2001 graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Dallas, USA.

  • Our management team is composed of professionals with long experience in the business, inelectra and key players in the history of the company.

    Ezequiel Puterman

    Joined inelectra in 1985, where he held management and executive positions until becoming vice president of the North America and Caribbean Business Unit with responsibility for sales and project execution. He was vice president of the Construction Division dealing with contracting, health, safety and environment, and direct execution of lump sum projects in the petroleum and petrochemical industry in Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and Trinidad & Tobago. In 2010 he was assigned to inelectra International as Senior Vice President of the EPC Projects Business Unit managing their associated value chain, including alliances, business development, bids and project results in Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Argentina. He was also Senior Vice President of Proposals for Latin America. In 2012 he returned to inelectra as vice president of Business Development to ensure compliance with the sales plan and relations with third parties. He later joined the Board of Directors. He is a mechanical engineer graduating from Simón Bolívar University of Caracas in 1985. In 1999 he completed the Management Program for Engineers at the Institute of Advanced Management Studies (IESA).

    Pablo Videtta

    Since joining inelectra in 1986 he has had a long career with more than 32 years’ experience in leadership and project management, reaching the position of executive vice president of Projects. He has held high level positions in executing major EPC in the areas of power generation, oil and gas, and petrochemicals, including executive director of Termozulia III Thermoelectric Plant, Metor Expansion and Deep Conversion. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Finance and Talent Executive Committee. Currently, in view of international expansion, he is leading the New Business Executive Vice Presidency. He is an engineer specializing in Construction Management. He graduated from Oklahoma State University (USA) in 1985, and went on to take a specialization course in Construction Management at the Metropolitan University of Caracas. He is a member of the Project Management Institute.

    María Asunción Ruiz

    Joined inelectra in 1981 and is currently Vice President of Finance, responsible for the Administration and Treasury, Comptroller and Systems and Business Processes (SAP) units. During her professional career in the company she has held senior managerial positions in the areas of finance, risk and treasury, shared services and planning. She is a mechanical engineer graduating from Simón Bolívar University in 1979, and has a Master in Business Administration from the Institute of Advanced Management Studies (IESA).

    María Gabriela Castagnetti

    Projects Vice President, joined inelectra in 1986 where she has followed a professional trajectory that includes technical and managerial positions in various disciplines for major projects and is currently vice president of the Projects Unit. She graduated as mechanical engineer from Simón Bolívar University in 1985, with a specialization in Business Management from the same university.

    Victoria Granados

    Mechanical engineer with extensive experience in management of technical units, project coordination, engineering management and project engineering for the oil and petrochemical industries. She joined inelectra in 1987 and is currently vice president of Engineering responsible for, among other areas, knowledge, development of engineering standards, procedures and technology for the technical quality assurance of projects. She graduated as mechanical engineer in 1987 from Simón Bolívar University, and has several specialized studies in hydrocarbon business management and technical disciplines such as risk and operability, pipe design and analysis.

    Irene Aguilar

    Professional in the area of Human Resources with more than twenty years’ experience in planning and coordination of the subsystems associated with the area at national and international level for all the company’s execution centers. She joined inelectra in 1989 and is currently vice president of Talent Management. She has a degree in Industrial Relations from Andrés Bello Catholic University, with specialization in Organizational Development and a Master’s in Strategic Human Resource Management from the same university.

    Miguel Pascucci

    Construction Vice President, joined inelectra in 1985 and, during his professional career, has held various positions associated with project management and construction, support in the systems, contract coordination and administration areas, and control of works progress. He graduated in 1986 from the University Institute of Technology Venezuela with a Computer Science degree.

    Mariela Brandt

    Graduated from the Metropolitan University in Electrical Engineering and with a Master's Degree in Finance from the same university. She started in inelectra as a Leader of Discipline in the Department of Studies in 2001. Later she assumed the challenge of being in front of the Commercial Management until 2006, and the next ten years she worked as Business Development Manager, until finally was promoted to her current position as Project Director.

     

     

    María Magdalena Morillo

    Materials Engineer graduated from Simón Bolívar University, assumes the responsibility of the Direction of Procurement of inelectra in 2018.  She has almost 30 years of experience in the area, and was part of organizations such as Intevep S.A., Jantesa S.A., Bitúmenes del Orinoco A.C. and Petrobras Energía S.A. She joined inelectra in 2007, and since then has held various coordination, technical and managerial positions, highlighting her extensive experience in planning, monitoring and management for oil and electric projects.

Certificates

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 Certification


OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 Certification


ISO 9001 2015

ISO 9001 2015 Certification

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Caracas Headquarter

Circunvalación del Sol Avenue, Inelectra Building, Santa Paula, Caracas 1061-A, Venezuela. PO Box 65641.

(58-212) 981.55.55

(58-212) 985.03.84

Mexico

Montes Urales 760 Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, Del. Miguel Hidalgo, 2nd floor. Ciudad de Mexico, 11010

+52 55 7592 1480